The Pentagon’s Cyber Insect Army

“The Pentagon’s defence scientists want to create an army of cyber-insects that can be remotely controlled to check out explosives and send transmissions.”
“The idea is to insert micro-systems at the pupa stage, when the insects can integrate them into their body, so they can be remotely controlled later.”


Bizarre stuff – definitely worth reading the full article. The developers are obviously people with time on their hands…
BBC: Pentagon plans cyber-insect army

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