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Obama’s Rat Madness

Brian953 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 1:08 PM
Woodward called them for comment, so he could include it in the story. That is standard reporting, and leads to the statement, "No comment was received from so-n-so prior to publication deadlines."

The New York Times has published a science and technology story about Duke researchers who have used one animal’s brain to get another animal to react.

In One Rat Thinks, and Another Reacts, the Times writer James Gorman reports that “Miguel Nicolelis, known for successfully demonstrating brain-machine connections, like the one in which a monkey controlled a robotic arm with its thoughts, said this was the first time one animal’s brain had been linked to another.”

Well, Nicolelis may know rat research, but he’s not in politics.

If he was, he’d recognize that getting one rat to think and another...