Engineers genetically modified a dragonfly to carry a tiny solar-powered backpack

Researchers at Charles Stark Draper Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical Institute have created a tiny insect drone.
A dragonfly was genetically modified so that that it can be piloted remotely through pulses in its nerve cord. It carries a small backpack with electronics and a solar panel that powers it.
But this isn’t the first animal cyborg. Read more

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