Published in


Bomb-Sniffing Cyborg Locusts Can Now Successfully Detect Explosives

Research funded by the U.S. Navy could spell the end of bomb-sniffing dogs

The bad guys wanted to blow something up — but they forgot about the cyborg bugs.

Scientists funded by the United States Navy have revealed they have successfully augmented locusts and hijacked their…



The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Chris Baraniuk

Freelance science and technology journalist. Based in Northern Ireland.