News of the Weird: Remote Controlled Insects

“For the first time, researchers have controlled the movements of free-flying insects from afar, as if they were tiny remote-controlled aircraft… By connecting electrodes and radio antennas to the nervous systems of beetles, the researchers were able to make them take off, dive and turn on command… “

More than a little creepy.

New Scientist article with video.


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