What Is Optogenetics?

Our brains are made up of billions of cells called neurons, and those neurons communicate with each other through neural circuits.

Optogenetics allows us, for the first time, to manipulate the messages that those neurons send to each other.

Optogenetics and Enhancing Brain Functions – A World Economic Forum Discussion

With optogenetics, the ability to restore and enhance brain function is becoming a reality. In this World Economic Forum discussion, Nature magazine neuroscience editor I-han Chou explains how the radical method works and the ethical issues it could cause.

Optogenetics and the Weaponization of Light by the Military BioTech Complex