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Edward Boyden discusses the two primary photosynthetic proteins used in the research, Arch and Mac.

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Edward Boyden discusses two molecules nicknamed Arch and Mac that are basically light-activated proteins used to shut down brain cells.

Credit: MIT/National Science Foundation

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