Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 21, 2004
'Blind' cells see the light; maybe someday humans will, too
UC Berkeley neuroscientist Richard Kramer teamed up with chemist Dirk Trauner to reengineer a nerve cell ion channel into a remote controlled switch that allows them to turn nerve cells on or off with different colors of light. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to