BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Brain Wiring
Researchers have produced complex multimodal fibers less than the width of a hair and a system that could deliver optical signals and drugs directly into the brain. The new technology is described in a paper appearing in the journal Nature Biotechnology, written by MIT’s Polina Anikeeva and 10 others.

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