Israeli researchers teach fish how to drive a robotic vehicle Scientists designed a fish-operated vehicle. Whenever the goldfish moved in one direction, so did the device. After training, the fish learned to drive. Some goldfish are better drivers than others.

Israeli researchers teach fish how to drive a robotic vehicle

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A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martinez. Looking to learn more about animals' navigation skills, Israeli scientists designed goldfish tanks on platforms on wheels. They describe them as fish-operated vehicles. Whenever the goldfish moved in one direction, so did the device. After only a little training, the fish actually learned how to drive and apparently showed some real proficiency for it. I guess you could say the humble goldfish is more so-fish-ticated (ph) than we originally thought. Yeah, it's still MORNING EDITION.

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