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Gero Miesenboeck:
Gero Miesenboeck reconfigure un cerveau.

TEDGlobal 2010 · 17:34 · Filmed Jul 2010
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Gero Miesenboeck: Gero Miesenboeck reconfigure un cerveau.
17:34 · Filmed July 2010 at TEDGlobal 2010 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Dans le but de cartographier le cerveau, beaucoup de scientifiques ont tenté la tâche colossale d'enregistrer l'activité de chaque neurone. Gero Miesenboeck travaille à l'envers - en manipulant des neurones spécifiques pour comprendre exactement ce qu'ils font, par des séries d'expériences stupéfiantes qui reconfigurent la façon dont la mouche du fruit (la drosophile) perçoit la lumière.

Optogeneticist
Using light and a little genetic engineering — optogenetics — Gero Miesenboeck has developed a way to control how living nerve cells work, and advanced understanding of how the brain controls behavior. Full bio
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