May 6, 2002

Brain Probes Give Rats Their Marching Orders
Implants can direct behavior. "Implications are scary," an expert says

Transmitting wireless signals directly into the brain, a group of scientists has produced the ultimate lab rat--an animal that can be guided by remote control over fences, up trees, through pipes and across rubble at distances up to a third of a mile.

Read More at:

bulletLos Angeles Times Story

bulletWashington Post Story

bulletDetails are also available in the May 1, 2002 edition of Nature Magazine. (print only)

bulletSatirical Article on Rob Rats

See also: Cognitive Liberty & Brain Implants

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