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Persistent photoconductivity used to stimulate neurotypic cells


January 22, 2018

Researchers have, for the first time, used a material's persistent photoconductivity to stimulate neurotype cells. The technique, which is relatively simple, should facilitate future research on using charge to influence cellular behavior.Full Story

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