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Wireless Brain Implant Controls Mice Using Drugs and Light

August 7th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery Optogenetics is a quickly evolving field that allows scientists to activate specific neurons using bursts of light. The technique may help to uncover the basis of neurological diseases and how to tame them. Using optogenetics to assess how different drugs affect the central nervous system may offer… Read More »

Poland orders slaughterhouse controls after TV shows sick cows

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s Chief Veterinarian has ordered controls in slaughterhouses after television footage showed a company killing sick cows and selling the meat for human consumption. Poland produces about 560,000 tonnes of beef a year, with 85 percent exported to countries including Britain, Spain, Italy and Germany. Consumer concerns about food safety have increased… Read More »