Ed Boyden is the head of the Synthetic Neurobiology group at the MIT Media Lab, where he works on tools to map, control, record — and maybe even someday build — the brain. Boyden has worked on optogenetics, a technique which deploys light-sensitive molecules to the brain and then applies light to them to “turn […]
1984 vs. 2014: A comedic showdown March 3, 2014
The 20 most popular TED Talks, as of this moment December 16, 2013
10 facts about infidelity, as divulged by Helen Fisher January 23, 2014
Remembering Steve Jobs October 5, 2011
The 20 most-watched TED Talks to date August 21, 2012
Sign up for TED email updates
New talks released daily. Be the first to know!