Remote-control tech turns cockroaches into beasts of burden

Publication: NBC News   Date: September 7, 2012   View Article

Scientists have outfitted a cockroach with a high-tech backpack that allows them to remotely control where it scurries.

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.

Related Posts

Fracking Tie to Earthquakes Raises Question of Liability

Fracking and energy exploration connected to earthquakes, say studies

An invisibility cloak for earthquakes? It’s possible

Disaster-proof homes that don’t suck

Supervolcano plume sized up

© 2008-2010 Collected Writings By John Roach