A Cyborg Cockroach Could Someday Save Your Life
Publication/Creation DateSeptember 6 2018
Description"The Madagascar hissing cockroach in this lab is not just any old member of the order Blattodea. It is a robot-roach hybrid, a hardwired biological insect – a cyborg if you will – and its future high-tech brethren may one day save your life.
“The use of insects as platforms for small robots has an incredible number of useful applications, from search and rescue to national defense,” says Dutta, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering who specializes in control system optimization and cyber-physical systems".
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, Electrical Stimulation
Date archivedSeptember 13 2018
Last editedJuly 5 2021