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Lab rats show signs of ‘sixth sense’

February 17, 2013

Lab rats show signs of ‘sixth sense’

Lab rats show signs of a ‘sixth sense’? Researchers say it could be here soon.

Researchers at Duke University seem to have discovered a way to give mice a sixth sense.

By putting an implant in the brains of the mice, scientists were able to create animals that could “touch” infrared light. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, is even more impressive given the fact that infrared light is invisible to mice.

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