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Insane in the Chromatophores

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Published on Aug 23, 2012

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During experiments on the axons of the Woods Hole squid (loligo pealei), we tested our cockroach leg stimulus protocol (an iPod) on the squid's chromatophores. The results were both interesting and beautiful.

More details can be found here: http://blog.backyardbrains.com/2012/0... and an explanation of how it works can be found on our TED talk: http://on.ted.com/Gage

For our friends in Germany, we uploaded to Vimeo as well https://vimeo.com/48183535

Acknowledgements:
Paloma T. Gonzalez-Bellido of Roger Hanlon's Lab in the Marine Resource Center of the Marine Biological Labs helped us with the preparation.
"Insane in the Brain" is copyrighted by Cypress Hill (1993)

Comments • 1,236

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watchout for new dumb iphone commercial or whatever with that
Zedi
Im extremely high right now; this is the best thing i have ever seen in my life.
Maggie Bruce
What happens when they play good music through it?
Crurvid
Seemed to react most strongly to the bass
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NeroAngelo1990
I like how the chromatophores react to the bass's beat of the song :D
6 king
a music video would be dope with this included.
Ryan Prince
Oh, god*, what has science done now. (* the phrase 'god' is used as an expletive, and should not be taken as evidence of any belief in the ignorant words of undiagnosed schizophrenics during the early rise of civilization.)
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Marcus Aurelius
you call that a music? hm. really.
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RADIOACTIVEBUNY
All of human history and science, from the first time we rubbed two sticks together, to the moon landing, has led us to this video.  There's really nothing quite like us...
Campbell McGillivray
This music video is 30 years too late...
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