Worm ‘uploaded’ to computer and taught amazing tricks

The tiny worm C. elegans is the only living being whose neural network has been analyzed completely. It can therefore be transferred to a computer, creating a virtual copy of the worm which behaves in exactly the same way to external stimuli. Such a ‘virtual worm’ can learn amazing tricks — its neural network can even be used to balance a pole, which is a standard control problem in computer science.

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