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Tag: Mad Scientist

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.

Mercury Arc Valve Rectifier is Something Every Mad Scientist Should have

Mercury Arc Valve Rectifier is Something Every Mad Scientist Should have
I have no idea what this is for, but I like it! As a matter of fact, I wouldn’t mind having one of these in my living room – or at least in my la-bor-a-tory. It’s actually something called a mercury arc valve rectifier, and it sure looks cool when powered up.