Tuesday, February 27, 2007

I'll Be More Impressed When They Manage To Do Wolverines

The end goal

First the Chinese shocked the world by using space missiles to blow up one of their own satellites. Now people's democratic science has made another leap forward:

Chinese Scientists create remote-controlled pigeon
Chinese scientists have succeeded in implanting electrodes in the brain of a pigeon to control the bird’s flight remotely, state media have reported....

3 comments:

FlyingRodent said...

Now, now, all credit to the Chinese. They appear to have single-handedly tanked the world's financial markets, after all, and it might be best not to antagonise them...

weasel said...

Somebody should pop down to Trafalgar Square with a radio contol to see if London has been infiltrated. Then again, all that might happen is that we end up interfering with George Galloway's uplink to Pyongyang.

Gorilla Bananas said...

That's human genius for you. When I want a favour from a pigeon I threaten to squash its eggs.

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