Pentagon's Cyber Insect Army

xander | 09:44 AM
The BBC reports that DARPA is investigating the use of cybernatically-enhanced insect swarms for scouting and surveillance.
Micro-systems would be inserted at the pupa stage, when the insects -such as dragonflies and moths- can integrate them into their body, so they can be remotely controlled later or sense certain chemicals, including those in explosives.

The invasive surgery could "enable assembly-line like fabrication of hybrid insect-Mems interfaces", Darpa says.

This is when those African killer bee hybrids are finally going to pay off.

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