Thursday, October 27, 2005
Remote-Controlled Humans: (The Next Generation?)
Wearing a headset, the Associated Press business writer Yuri Kageyama leans to her left as she is remote-controlled by a technology that Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., Japan's top phone company, is developing during a demonstration at an NTT research in Atsugi, near Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2005. Called galvanic vestibular stimulation in scientific jargon, it means electricity is messing with the delicate nerve tissues inside the ear to maintain balance and make people move to the left or right against their will.
Remote Control Device 'Controls' Humans
Could there be a connection between that story and this story?
Weather patterns, environmental change and military and industrial underwater seismic testing have all been blamed for whale strandings.
Last week, a coalition of environmental groups sued the
U.S. Navy over the use of sonar, saying that the ear-splitting sounds can cause mass whale and dolphin strandings and internal bleeding.