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
In his groundbreaking work, Xu Liu investigated how to activate and deactivate specific memories in mice. Full bio
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