Steve Ramirez y Xu Liu:
Un ratón. Un rayo láser. Un recuerdo manipulado.

TEDxBoston · 15:25 · Filmed Jun 2013
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¿Podemos editar el contenido de nuestros recuerdos? Es una pregunta teñida de ciencia ficción que Steve Ramirez y Xu Liu se preguntan en su laboratorio en el MIT. Esencialmente, el par dispara un rayo láser en el cerebro de un ratón vivo para activar y manipular su memoria. En esta charla inesperadamente divertida comparten no solo cómo sino, lo más importante, por qué hacen esto. (Filmado en TEDxBoston).

When Steve Ramirez published his latest study in Science, it caused a media frenzy. Why? Because the paper was on implanting false memories in the brains of mice. Full bio
After studying how to generate a fruit fly able to learn much faster than normal, Xu Liu's latest work investigates how to activate and deactivate specific memories in mice. Full bio
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