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Lab-grown brain cells can play Pong – so should they have legal rights?

Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock Joshua Jowitt, Newcastle University The story could have been straight out of science fiction – scientists have grown human brain cells in a lab, and taught them to play the video game Pong, similar to squash or tennis. But this didn’t happen on the big screen. It happened in a lab in Melbourne, Australia, and it raises the …

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