Neuroimplants send signals to rat’s brain

Just read this.

Don’t worry, it’s not this.

It’s pretty nuts. Signals from one rat’s brain get recorded and sent to another rats brain, and used as input to direct choices that the second rat makes. It’s kind of like those neuroprostheses they implanted into rat brains that I was talking about last week, but crazier.

However, my favourite part of this article was the scientist’s need to reassure us that, “It’s not telepathy. It’s not the Borg.” Thank god for that.


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