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Title: Argonne News Brief: Silicon Particles Use Light to Activate Cells

With the help of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne, researchers have engineered tiny silicon particles capable of making neurons fire when exposed to light.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1288689
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
ANL (Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES NERVE CELLS; SILICON; ELECTRICAL PULSES; CELLS