… neurons glow green when firing, allowing two-way communication between a brain and a machine.

Does this seem creepy to anyone else? And the whole country is up in arms over vaccinations. That is so early 1900s. from /.

“Researchers have been able to affect the brains of lab mice using light. Working in a new field called Optogenetics (optical stimulation plus genetic engineering), scientists injected lab mice with genes that can stimulate or inhibit neural activity based on the color of the light they’re exposed to, and can be targeted to infect only on certain cell types. Additionally, another gene has been added to make neurons glow green when firing, allowing two-way communication between a brain and a machine.”

California’s estimated 35 million TVs and related electronic devices account for about 10% of all household electricity consumption.

Way to go Cali! Next up – Electric cars for everyone.

“We would not propose TV efficiency standards if we thought there was any evidence in the record that they will hurt the economy,” said Commissioner Julia Levin, who has been in charge of the two-year rule-making procedure. “This will actually save consumers money and help the California economy grow and create new clean, sustainable jobs.”