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Cyborg roaches to the rescue! Biobots could map collapsed buildings for emergency responders

Cyborg roaches to the rescue! Biobots could map collapsed buildings for emergency responders

| October 28, 2013

Whether it’s assessing a wrecked building, exploring uncharted territories, or conducting surveillance in a hostile environment — the modern cockroach can do it all. A research team from North Carolina State University has devised a software that uses a swarm of “cyborg cockroaches” or “biobots” (roaches fitted with electronic sensors) to map dangerous or uncertain areas, […]


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