Comments on Optogenetics - Fiber Optic Brain Control
Possibly a cure for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and epilepsy. Also, possibly a way to selectively control the behavior of any individual. (Read
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|"The "sf stories in which remarkable inventions are created by "forcing" their genius creators to greater and greater focus and concentration." You speak of might be the "Emergents" of Vernor Vinge's "A Deepness in the Sky" who enslave their own people and some of the Queng Ho by "Focusing" them into monomania on one particular form of expertise through extensions of their "mindrot" virus."
(AJ Dual 6/24/2009 8:32:36 PM)
|"AJ - with about 1800 items in my science fiction technology database, I sometimes forget what I have. Thanks for reminding me about Focusing. I've added it to the article."
(Bill Christensen 6/25/2009 4:58:00 AM)
|"This experiment is vile, you are disgusting people."
(Disgusted 3/5/2010 1:32:19 AM)
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