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Bomb-Sniffing Cyborg Locusts Can Now Successfully Detect Explosives

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

Photo: Baran Lab via The Washington Post

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…




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Chris Baraniuk

Chris Baraniuk

Freelance science and technology journalist. Based in Northern Ireland.

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