Monday, 25 August 2008

Robot controlled by rat neurons

Gosh, this is doing the rounds of the intertubes just now.

Kevin Warwick, a cyberneticist, and Ben Whalley a pharmacist both from the University of Reading in the UK have interfaced rat brain cells with electronics to control a simple robot. Reading Uni has a press release, and this article from New Scientist magazine has the low down.

NS have a short video:

More below the belt:

Here's another clip with a bit more substance from Reading Uni:

And ITN take note when you make posts on YouTube...

Put things in the right category.

Sci-tech is not comedy. Wankers.

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