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
One day, eliminating pain may just be a matter of flicking on a light. Scientists have shown that...
Lasers help prove parts of the brain 'sleep' while you're awake
Have you ever spaced out in the middle of a conversation without dozing off completely? MIT scient...
Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser
Scientists have directly controlled animals before, but these approaches tend to either require su...
Scientists stimulate mouse brains with wireless 'charger'
For reasons we'll soon explain, turning on a light inside a mouse's head can help scientis...