Web edition: March 18, 2013
It sounds like science fiction: Scientists used electronics to link the brains of two rats and then showed that one animal could share information. Oh, and the rodents sometimes communicated long distance — over the Internet. A sender was in Brazil, the receiver animal in North Carolina.
Experiments like this may help scientists understand how the human brain is put together, Miguel Nicolelis told Science News.
R. Ehrenberg. Rats do tasks while connected brain-to-brain. Science News Online. February 28, 2013. [Go to]