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Tag: Cyborgs

Scientists Remotely Control Cockroaches with a Solar Powered Backpack

Scientists Remotely Control Cockroaches with a Solar Powered Backpack
An international team of mad scientists at Japan’s RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) has created cyborg cockroaches capable of being steered remotely by humans. And not only that but each cockroach is outfitted with a solar-charging backpack and lithium polymer battery to provide it with all the power it needs to consistently power its steering capabilities.

Device Allows Paralyzed Rats to Walk, Human Trials Soon

Device Allows Paralyzed Rats to Walk, Human Trials Soon
This poor rat had his little spinal cord severed in a perfectly controlled laboratory experiment… let’s tell him it was an accident; a freak lab accident. While yes, it does indeed suck to be him, the good news is that he’s walking again.