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Cyborg search-and-rescue insects' power source unveiled
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Written by Danrok   
Thursday, 24 November 2011 16:00

From the BBC:

Efforts to create an army of cyborg insects are being pursued by a team of US-based engineers.

The group is investigating ways to harvest energy from the creatures to power sensors and other equipment fastened to their bodies.

The team has created an energy scavenging device that is attached close to the insects' wings.

It suggested the creatures might one day be used to aid search-and-rescue operations and surveillance.

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