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November 17, 2010 / Martijn

Cyborg beetles in action

In the December 2010 issue of Scientific American University of California, Berkeley, scientists Michel Maharbiz and Hirotaka Sato describe how they combined off-the-shelf computer electronics with nanosurgical skill to create cyborg beetles that are part machine and part insect. During flight, the beetles respond to radio commands from the researchers.

Via http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=cyborg-beetles-in-action-video-2010-11-17

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