December 2015/January 2016

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Mind Maps

With optogenetics now a hot research field in neuroscience, Jessica Rowbury reports on how photonics technologies are furthering our understanding of the brain

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Attosecond ambition

Femtosecond lasers are a vital precursor to generating even shorter attosecond pulses. Andy Extance investigates what's involved, and whether these most fleeting flashes could be exploited commercially