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Blue light taps directly into your emotions

We’re all happier on sunny days, but why? It seems that light taps directly into brain areas that process emotion – good and bad. Although light is used to treat mood disorders, we don’t understand how this works. While rods … Continue reading

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Pulses of light spark muscle movement

Pulses of light might one day restore normal muscle activity in people with cerebral palsy or paralysed limbs. That’s the hope of researchers now using the technique to control the leg muscles of mice. The work is part of a … Continue reading

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