Strange Things are Afoot at the Circle K.: Rat brain flies jet | The Register

Thursday, December 09, 2004

Rat brain flies jet | The Register

Rat brain flies jet | The Register

"Florida scientists have grown a brain in a petri dish and taught it to fly a fighter plane.

"Scientists at the university of Florida taught the 'brain', which was grown from 25,000 neural cells extracted from a rat embryo, to pilot an F-22 jet simulator. It was taught to control the flight path, even in mock hurricane-strength winds."