Monday, December 06, 2010

TED Talk: Gero Miesenboeck

TED Talk: Gero Miesenboeck reengineers a brain
July 2010

Watch the talk here

"In the quest to map the brain, many scientists have attempted the incredibly daunting task of recording the activity of each neuron. Gero Miesenboeck works backward -- manipulating specific neurons to figure out exactly what they do, through a series of stunning experiments that reengineer the way fruit flies percieve light."

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