Posted by: bluesyemre | May 7, 2012

Robots that reveal the inner workings of brain cells

Robots that reveal the inner workings of brain cells

  • New method offers automated way to record electrical activity inside neurons in the living brain. Gaining access to the inner workings of a neuron in the living brain offers a wealth of useful information: its patterns of electrical activity, its shape, even a profile of which genes are turned on at a given moment. However, achieving this entry is such a painstaking task that it is considered an art form; it is so difficult to learn that only a small number of labs in the world practice it.

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