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+ - Using lasers, researchers were able to take over the worm's brain->

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An anonymous reader writes "In the quest to understand how the brain turns sensory input into behavior, Harvard scientists have crossed a major threshold. Using precisely targeted lasers, researchers have been able to take over a tiny animal’s brain, instruct it to turn in any direction they wish, and even implant false sensory information, fooling the animal into thinking food was nearby."
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Using lasers, researchers were able to take over the worm's brain

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