Spooky! Human brain waves control mouse genes

November 11, 2014 4:09 PM

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Spooky! Human brain waves control mouse genes

Human thoughts can be used to turn on genes in mice, new research suggests.

A tiny, light-based machine uses people's brain waves to generate a flicker of light, which then turns on genes in the brains of mice. The new method could one day be used by people who suffer from chronic pain or epilepsy to instantly deliver drugs from a brain implant when they experience characte...

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