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        Mind Control Rats | Frankenstein, MD: Episode 5

        If we want to influence individual neurons in the brain, optogenetics is the way to go. Optogenetics uses beams of light to stimulate the nerve network of the brain, and rather than the broad-spectrum approach of electromagnetic manipulation, this method allows for a much finer approach. The method starts with using a virus to implant a light-sensitive gene into the targetted neurons, which then become sensitive to a specific frequency of light.

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