L-meme research?

Mark M. Mills (mmills@htcomp.net)
Mon, 11 Oct 99 06:44:40 -0000

Subject: L-meme research?
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 99 06:44:40 -0000
From: "Mark M. Mills" <mmills@htcomp.net>
To: "Memetics List" <memetics@mmu.ac.uk>


"Scientists have literally seen the world through cat's eyes"

By BBC News Online Science Editor Dr David Whitehouse

"In what is bound to become a much debated and highly controversial
experiment, a team of US scientists have wired a computer to a cat's
brain and created videos of what the animal was seeing.

According to a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience, Yang Dan,
Garret Stanley and Fei Li of the University of California at Berkeley
have been able to "reconstruct natural scenes with recognizable moving

The researchers attached electrodes to 177 cells in the so-called
thalamus region of the cat's brain and monitored their activity."

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