Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have successful made a two-way communication with a bunch of neurons which they (cryptically) call the animats. The bunch of neurons are interfaced with a computer & live in a virtual environment. The researchers have managed to demonstrate that these animats can stay away from a moving target. They even add that the “clumps have a certain amount of awareness“.. Frightening as it may seem, but always remember there is nothing magical about the human brain or indeed about any biological phenomena.
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