A Scientist is turning locusts into cyborg Bomb Detectors

a scientistA researcher in the US is developing technology that will enable locusts – those Biblical crop destroyers – to detect explosives hidden in hard-to-reach areas.

If successful, the technology has the potential to completely change the way bomb-diffusing teams seek out and dismantle hidden explosives – an operation that right now relies on both humans and dogs to get it done. Why not just send in a swarm of insects instead?

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