Cyborg cockroach wired for search and rescue [AlJazeera]
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Sept. 26 - Researchers at North Carolina State University are turning cockroaches into joystick-controlled cyborgs for use in search and rescue operations. With a wireless interface and tiny electrodes, the scientists say they are attempting to capitalise on the insects' unique ability to scuttle in and out of the tiniest crevice. Ben Gruber reports.