Systems neuroscientists are pushing aside their electrophysiology rigs to make room for the tools of 'optogenetics'. Lizzie Buchen reports from a field in the process of reinvention.
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Lizzie Buchen is a freelance writer based in San Francisco.
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Buchen, L. Neuroscience: Illuminating the brain. Nature 465, 26–28 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/465026a
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