February 28, 2013
guardian:


Scientists have connected the brains of a pair of animals and allowed them to share sensory information in a major step towards what the researchers call the world’s first “organic computer”.
The US team fitted two rats with devices called brain-to-brain interfaces that let the animals collaborate on simple tasks to earn rewards, such as a drink of water.

Full story here.
Photograph:
Alamy

Hello, singularity.

guardian:

Scientists have connected the brains of a pair of animals and allowed them to share sensory information in a major step towards what the researchers call the world’s first “organic computer”.

The US team fitted two rats with devices called brain-to-brain interfaces that let the animals collaborate on simple tasks to earn rewards, such as a drink of water.

Full story here.

Photograph:

Alamy

Hello, singularity.

  1. vladimirontoast reblogged this from guardian and added:
    You hear that guys? No need to worry anymore, SOON WE CAN JUST BE THE INTERNET.
  2. lemonade-taffy reblogged this from pixyled
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  4. likenlatin reblogged this from guardian and added:
    The implications of this technology on humans is frightening
  5. melodramagic reblogged this from jewlesthemagnificent and added:
    Call me when they can connect me with my cat.
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  7. flapjackstate reblogged this from guardian and added:
    [image: a rat on a white background].
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  9. annatto60 reblogged this from guardian and added:
    スゴい実験。科学者って容赦ないなあ。
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  13. uncleulty reblogged this from kateosaur and added:
    This girl. She knows what I’m into. Singularity will occur and I will be ready, suckers!
  14. forestergirl reblogged this from guardian and added:
    *dies*
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    Yes.^^^^
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    Is anyone else completely creeped the fuck out by this?
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