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Capturing brain activity with sculpted light

A major aim of today?s neuroscience is to understand how an organism?s nervous system processes sensory input and generates behavior. To achieve this goal, scientists must obtain detailed maps of how the nerve cells are wired up in the brain, as well as information on how these networks interact in real time.
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