A group of researchers used optogenetics and brain implants to make mice ignore sex and food.
When it comes to the role of sleep in memory formation, it’s all about the timing.
Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).
Zhang is looking for newer and even more powerful ways to edit genes
New study could lead to treatments for Alzheimer's
Pulsing light on genetically modified neurons revealed a link between specific brain cells and compulsive behaviour.
Researchers have created a new material that can send pressure sensations to brain cells.
'Sonogenetics' uses sound to switch off and on genetically modified neurons. It's similar to optogenetics, but noninvasive.
Blue lights and gene therapy could potentially be used to treat blindness, PTSD, and obesity.
Scientists activated opiate receptors in mice with light.
A brand new way to get blue balls.
It requires some experimental brain stimulation techniques.