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A new adjustable optical microprobe for the analysis and control of deep brain regions

20:00 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | AAAS

(Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT) Researchers have developed a new optical microprobe able to control brain electrical activity by projecting light on wide volumes or selected portions of the central nervous system in an very controlled fashion. The study was published on Nature Neuroscience and it represents a first step toward low invasiveness devices for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.

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