Electric Coils Could Induce Vision

Electric Coils Could Induce Vision

One of the touchstones for futurists is science fiction, and for many, the Star Trek television series in all their iterations presented worlds that could be. In Star Trek: Next Generation, Geordi La Forge (played by LeVar Burton) was blind, but he could see with the...
Wireless Power Activates LED Implants in Mice

Wireless Power Activates LED Implants in Mice

The vocabulary word for today is “optogenetics.” It refers to a process that uses light to control living neurons that are¬†light-sensitive. The neurons contain photosensitive proteins, either through selective breeding or through the use of viruses that...