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Gero Miesenboeck:
Gero Miesenboeck riorganizza un cervello.

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

Nella tentativo di tracciare una mappa topografica del cervello, molti scienziati si sono cimentati nel compito incredibilmente scoraggiante di registrare l'attivita' di ogni singolo neurone. Geo Miesenboek lavora al contrario - manipolando specifici neuroni per capire esattamente cosa fanno, attraverso una serie di sbalorditivi esperimenti che riorganizzano il modo in cui le mosche da frutta percepiscono la luce.

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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