Scientists mind control mice using lasers, activating their killer instinct

Scientists from Yale University managed to trigger the predatory killer instinct in mice by stimulating their neurons using lasers, a behavior that many associate with the primal aggressive intent of famous zombies. The technique is known as optogenetics, where light-sensitive proteins are inserted into the brain of the subject and then monitored and controlled by … Continue reading Scientists mind control mice using lasers, activating their killer instinct