New Proteins Enable Scientists to Control Cell Activity
School of Engineering scientists have developed new controlled proteins and used to switch cellular activities on and off like a light bulb.
New Photoelectric Implant Controls the Activity of Spinal Neurons
A revolutionary implant developed at EPFL allows neuroscientists to activate or inhibit specific spinal-cord neurons by applying light at a specific wavelength. It will give researchers insight into how the nervous system works and the chance to develop new ways of treating neurological disorders.
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