February 28, 2013

Intercontinental Mind-Meld Unites Two Rats

Ed Yong, Nature News


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The brains of two rats on different continents have been made to act in tandem. When the first, in Brazil, uses its whiskers to choose between two stimuli, an implant records its brain activity and signals to a similar device in the brain of a rat in the United States. The US rat then usually makes the same choice on the same task.

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TAGGED: Communication, Telepathy, Brain-computer Interface, Rats

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