Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.
Scientists are implanting electrodes into moths. Why, you ask? The researchers believe that by controlling moth flight, they may find new ways of conducting search and rescue missions.
On today's show, Netflix works with Oculus Rift, scientists create cyborg-like moths, and two Minecraft players create working hard drives inside the game.
Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.
Real-life "batmen" discover that when it comes to competing for food at dinnertime, it's a bat-blast-bat world out there.
Scientists teach moths to drive robots, and an app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Oh, and Yahoo tells us Montana is full of badasses.
Japanese scientists teach moths to how drive robots, and a new app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Oh, and Montana is full of badasses! Those stories and more, plus a round of "Into It, Not Into It."
Moths don't have to pass driver's license tests to take the wheel of a robotic vehicle designed by researchers to gather data on moth-scent-tracking activities.
The cool-yet-creepy mechanical bugs have been built to promote recycling, and are constructed from bits of old phones, including iPhones and HTC mobiles.
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