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Cell-sized 'Microlasers' could Regulate Brain Activity

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Spectrum
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Cell-sized 'Microlasers' could Regulate Brain Activity

Post by Spectrum » June 25th, 2018, 12:28 am

My thesis is there are religious "zombie parasites" that compel religiosity and theistic impulses.
Since these impulses already has very negative consequences [very evident] and is a threat to the well being of humanity in the future, solutions are needed to disinfect the "zombie parasites."

Here is one clue re the potential as to how the religious "zombie parasites" could be managed neurally together with many other effective strategies in the future.
Scientists have spent years creating ever-smaller lasers. Berkeley Lab's latest invention, however, is something special -- and could lead to a significant change in medicine. An international team at the school has developed "microlasers" that are smaller than a red blood cell. The researchers discovered that 5 micron-wide polymer beads mixed with exotic nanoparticles (sodium yttrium fluoride infused with thulium) could reliably emit bright light on specific wavelengths when exposed to infrared light. The concoction makes light bounce around the inner surface of the bead, creating collisions that can repeatedly amplify the light -- it's similar to the "whispering gallery" effect that lets you hear a quiet sound across a giant space with the right acoustics.

Berkeley noted that you could use this to control neuron activity, which might help with brain diseases.

Any of these developments are likely years away, but there's a lot of potential in these minuscule pieces of plastic.
https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/23/cel ... crolasers/
Note whatever the solutions they have to be foolproof without negative side-effects.
Not-a-theist. Religion is a critical necessity for humanity now, but not the FUTURE.

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