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Author Zimmer, Marc, author.

Title Lighting up the brain : the science of optogenetics / Marc Zimmer.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    612.82 ZIM    DUE 10-18-22
Description 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Audience Ages 13-18.
Grades 9-12.
Summary "Discover the groundbreaking field of optogenetics, a biological technique that uses light to control cells in living tissue. Optogenetics helps researchers understand biochemical processes in live organisms and may someday be used to treat blindness, neural disorders, and other diseases."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 75-77) and index.
Contents Mind games -- Brain study breakthroughs -- Reading the mind -- Mind control.
Subject Optogenetics -- Juvenile literature.
Brain -- Physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Neurophysiology -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781512427523 (library binding)
1512427527 (library binding)

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