By , Damian Garde
Published January 16, 2017
Over the past decade, more than 100 pills and injections have all failed to stop the brain-destroying effects of Alzheimer’s disease. So why not try a light show?
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have crafted a system of flickering LED lights that has shown promising signs of treating Alzheimer’s in mice engineered to develop the disease. And their findings, published Wednesday in Nature, have set sail a biotech company trying to turn the technology into something that can be tested on humans.