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(Tech Xplore)   You can relax, we're getting closer to having bomb-sniffing cyborg locusts   (techxplore.com) divider line
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401 clicks; posted to Geek » on 14 Aug 2020 at 10:20 PM (5 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-08-14 10:28:21 PM  
Yeah, but the detection process is a real biatch for the operator...

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2020-08-14 10:43:12 PM  
I'll relax when they can smell Covid, name it appropriately based on the year of discovery, and coordinate a tornado siren across the entire country while constructing emergency toilet paper reserves from nanoparticles.
 
2020-08-15 9:40:45 AM  
Snooper locusts.

To protect the Democracy we no longer have.
 
2020-08-15 8:17:53 PM  
"Explosive vapors were injected via a hole into a box where the locust sat in a tiny vehicle. As the locust was driven araround..."

Article fails without pics of tiny locust mobile!
 
2020-08-15 8:36:35 PM  

Medic Zero: "Explosive vapors were injected via a hole into a box where the locust sat in a tiny vehicle. As the locust was driven araround..."

Article fails without pics of tiny locust mobile!


Check out the article, there is a video.
 
2020-08-15 8:39:37 PM  
Interesting article, sounds like this crazy approach might work.

Thanks subby.
 
2020-08-16 1:06:18 AM  

zeaper12: Medic Zero: "Explosive vapors were injected via a hole into a box where the locust sat in a tiny vehicle. As the locust was driven araround..."

Article fails without pics of tiny locust mobile!

Check out the article, there is a video.


Thanks! I almost never watch vids. I'll check it out.
 
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