Sep 12, 2012

Remote Control Cockroach Cyborgs #

Michael Cervieri, for the Future Journalism Project:

“Building small-scale robots that can perform in such uncertain, dynamic conditions is enormously difficult,” Bozkurt says. “We decided to use biobotic cockroaches in place of robots, as designing robots at that scale is very challenging and cockroaches are experts at performing in such a hostile environment…”

Rings a bell…