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September 8 2012

James Bond's next superbug? The remote control cockroach that could be the spy of the future


Researchers have shown off a 'cyborg' cockroach they can control remotely.

The team have been able to accurately steer it to follow complex shapes on the ground.

Now they hope to fit it with video cameras and other sensors, so it can crawl into buildings undetected, and even search earthquakes for survivors.

'Our aim was to determine whether we could create a wireless biological interface with cockroaches, which are robust and able to infiltrate small spaces,' says Alper Bozkurt, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at NC State and co-author of a paper on the work.

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