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Neuroscience: Illuminating the brain

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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).

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