Fly on the wall! The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working to develop cyborg insects that carry spy equipment. To make the insects as inconspicuous as possible, miniaturized brain probes are inserted during the pupa stage. The idea is the ultra-light implants will naturally integrate into the body of the developing insect.
“I feel like the Terminator”: One-armed man’s life transformed by advanced robot hand A one-armed man’s life has been transformed by a robot hand so accurate it can grip an egg without cracking it. Nigel Ackland’s advanced bionic limb has given him back the ability to do everyday tasks such as peeling vegetables, tying laces and typing. The 53-year-old lost his right arm below the elbow after it was crushed in an industrial accident six years ago. He struggled with NHS prosth