Feb 24, 2022

Touch Sensitive Brain Cells Controlled by Micromagnets

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, particle physics

Summary: A newly developed technique allows researchers to remotely active neurons with the aid of microscopic magnetic particles.

Source: UCL

Scientists at UCL have developed a new technique that uses microscopic magnetic particles to remotely activate brain cells; researchers say the discovery in rats could potentially lead to the development of a new class of non-invasive therapies for neurological disorders.

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