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DARPA plays with remote-controlled cyborg beetles

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Yeah, cyborg beetles. RC cyborg beetles. It's the work of a team at UC Berkley, who have successfully wired beetles up with electrodes, allowing them ...

Brain-Machine Interfaces

Brain-Machine Interf...

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Walk with me as we stroll through the seedy underbelly of robotics, traversing a creepy and darkly lit path. It's all well and good to ...

Insect Cyborg May One Day Save Your Life

Insect Cyborg May On...

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No one is more motivated or certified to work on bugs then the Pentagon. Yes they're back at it. Scientists in the government have made ...

First Cyborg: Opportunity Or World Damnation

First Cyborg: Opport...

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On the bright side, this Robot-rat brain combination can open many door ways to understanding the brain and gaining access to the other 96% of ...

Cyborg Skull Is Pretty Cool Robot/Skull Decor

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Sure, this isn't a crystal skull, it’s cooler because it’s from a decapitated cyborg. It’s the kind of crap you find when aliens and mad ...

DEKA: A Brain-Controlled Robotic Arm

DEKA: A Brain-Contro...

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The DEKA robotic arm is basically "a DARPA funded project intended to restore functionality for individuals with upper extremity amputations." It's used via brain control, ...

Filmmaker Gets Cyborg-Like LED Prosthetic Eye

Filmmaker Gets Cybor...

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Filmmaker Rob Spence has made some interesting progress on his new "eye-to-eye" documentary. He has an LED attached to his prosthetic eye, making him look ...

Terminator Cyborgs On Display In Tokyo

Terminator Cyborgs O...

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To celebrate the upcoming release of Terminator Salvation, an exhibit featuring the cyborgs from the Terminator series is now on display at Miraikan (National Museum ...

Cyborg Insects Prepare For Invasion

Cyborg Insects Prepa...

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You and I have been waiting anxiously, shotgun under the pillow, hiding out in junkyards near the metal crusher so we can crush those metal ...

Cyborg Beetles Take A Test Flight

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A few years ago, there was a DARPA initiative to create cyborg insects. Now, thanks to some funding from the agency, researchers at the University ...

QA Telepresence Bot

QA Telepresence Bot...

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This bot from Anybots is called QA. While it may look like WALL-E's head if designed by Apple sitting atop Mr. Burns's armless frame riding ...

Cybermen: More Images From The Doctor Who Christmas Special

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There’s a bunch of new pics from “The Next Doctor”. You can find a bunch over at io9 and some more here. Looks like an ...