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Mind control lasers turn mice into killer rodents with the flip of a switch

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Mind control lasers turn mice into killer rodents with the flip of a switch -- RT Viral

Killer Mice Show Where Hunting Instinct Starts in the Brain - NBC News


Mind control lasers turn mice into killer rodents with the flip of a switch
Published time: 13 Jan, 2017 08:26

Scientists have transformed the harmless mouse into a killing machine with the flip of a switch, using lasers to manipulate the rodent’s brain circuit and turn on their predatory instinct.
Mice, which usually serve as prey for larger mammals, became threatening predators when researchers used a laser light to activate two sets of neurons in the amygdala – the area of the brain involved in emotions, behavior and motivation.....
 
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AARGH! I'll never be able to think of Mickey the same way again! :eek:

In all seriousness though, it's very interesting, thanks for sharing.

 

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Chemicals can be used to activate the brain cells, but they are much harder to control, de Araujo said...

Let me guess, this will now be adapted by the military...:whistle::beer:
 
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