ICYMI: Hawaiian crows are our new favorite animal
So smart that adolescents can teach themselves to use tools.
Scientists use light to nuke cancer cells in mice
But hopefully not give them weird tans.
Researchers use light and genes to fight cancer
Optogenetics can prevent or even reverse tumor growth.
Blind woman may see thanks to gene therapy and light
Optogenetics are getting their first proper test in humans.
Watch tissue-based robots move in response to light
In case regular robots aren't freaky enough for you.
LED implants could ease your pain
You may one day turn off your pain by turning on tiny lights in your skin.
Lasers help prove parts of the brain 'sleep' while you're awake
Using 'optogenetics,' an MIT team stimulated part of a mouse's brain, making it as drowsy as an MIT student.
Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser
Scientists made flies' hearts beat in harmony thanks to genetic tweaks and laser beams.
Scientists stimulate mouse brains with wireless 'charger'
What does wireless energy have to do with brain research?