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<div class="quote-block">Chinese scientists have come up with a radio device that can command a bird in flight.<br><br><br><br>
The Robo-pigeon has small electrodes implanted in its brain, allowing it to be steered.<br><br><br><br>
Scientists can stimulate different parts of the pigeon's brain using electronic signals similar to those which control movement.<br></div>
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full story: <a href="http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/article.html?in_article_id=39182&in_page_id=2" target="_blank">http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/article...2&in_page_id=2</a><br><br><br><br>
this is gross and disturbing. Poor pigeon <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":("> This bit especially:<br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">However, it is unclear what practical uses the scientists see for the remote-controlled pigeons.</div>
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Exactly. 'Lets take control of an animal's brain...<b>just to see if we can</b>'. Great. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rolleyes:">
 

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<div class="quote-block">However, it is unclear what practical uses the scientists see for the remote-controlled pigeons.</div>
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^^I don't think there is one.<br><br><br><br>
That is strange and wrong. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":sick:">
 
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