WHAT IS OPTOGENETICS?Optogenetics (from Greek optikós 'seen, visible') most commonly refers to a biological technique that involves the use of light to control neurons that have been genetically modified to express light-sensitive ion channels. Optogenetics is a method for controlling a neuron’s activity using light and genetic engineering.
Bionics, science of constructing artificial systems that have some of the characteristics of living systems. Bionics is not a specialised science but an inter-science discipline; it may be compared with cybernetics. Bionics and cybernetics have been called the two sides of the same coin. Both use models of living systems,