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Scientists teach rats to drive

Discussion in 'The Animal World' started by Stevicus, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. Stevicus

    Stevicus Well-Known Member
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    https://nypost.com/2019/10/22/scientists-taught-rats-to-drive-tiny-rodent-sized-cars/

    I'm not sure what purpose it serves to teach rats to drive, but maybe they can have a rat race.
     
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  2. lewisnotmiller

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    This is old news...I watched a doco on this about 20 years ago.

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    They seem to have a hard time mastering braking, and steering.
     
  4. Vinayaka

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    Still better than some of the guys on the freeways around here.
     
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  5. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    I'm pretty sure the long-term objective is to teach the rats law enforcement and to deploy rodent police in rodent communities around the world.
     
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