Steve Ramirez e Xu Liu:
Um rato. Um raio laser. Uma memória manipulada.

TEDxBoston · 15:25 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Será que conseguimos editar o conteúdo de nossa memória? É uma questão sci-fi na qual Steve Ramirez e Xu Liu estão trabalhando em seu laboratório no MIT. Essencialmente, os dois dispararam um feixe de laser no cérebro de um rato vivo, para ativar e manipular sua memória. Nesta palestra inesperadamente divertida eles compartilham não somente como, mas — o mais importante — por que eles fazem isso. (Filmado no 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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