China develops brain control device to control pigeons


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A controversial study has just been published by the Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering, which succeeded in extending a bird’s remote control. The research, conducted at Shandong University of Science and Technology, used pigeons controlled by electrodes surgically attached to their heads. the electrodes transmit signals to the nervous system to obey simple commands such as turning right or left with 80 to 90 percent accuracy.