Dave Stancliff Insect Power: Remote-control tech turns Cockroaches into Beasts of Burden blogarama.com

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Insect Power: Remote-control tech turns Cockroaches into Beasts of Burden

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I’ve always assumed that cockroaches would someday be the only living thing on the planet. Until that happens however, scientists have harnessed the disgusting little things with a high-tech backpack that allows them to remotely control where they scurry.

While the concept may sound terrifying, anyone buried alive under rubble in an earthquake will shout for joy at the sight of one of these bugs. The shout will be relayed to rescue teams. (Story here)

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