It might sound like science fiction, but all the pieces are falling into place for a future where remote-controlled cyborg cockroaches could help map out disaster areas and search for survivors. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have been working on the “biobots” project for several years, and now two new studies have looked into how accurately the bugs’ movements can be tracked, and how much autonomy they need to be efficient explorers.
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