LED device uses wireless tech, algae gene to manipulate mouse brains' neurons

[USA] Scientists have developed a lightweight light-emitting diode (LED) device that wirelessly stimulates nerves in mouse brains, in order to map its functions. They used a peppercorn-size glowing implant weighing 20 to 50 Continue reading LED device uses wireless tech, algae gene to manipulate mouse brains' neurons

Why no seaweed in Galveston this year? Thank the ocean currents

[USA] A year ago, Galveston and parts of the Texas coast were awash with sargassum, the technical name for seaweed, as the stinky stuff made its way to shore and ruined a day on the sand for thousands of beachgoers. So where is the seaweed this year? You Continue reading Why no seaweed in Galveston this year? Thank the ocean currents