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Insects become fly-on-the-wall spies with tiny cameras, radio controls and microphones

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.

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Grab and nuTonomy have partnered to bring self-driving taxis to Singapore

If you’re wondering what to use a Raspberry Pi for, look no further than this infographic, which details some great Pi projects.

If you’re wondering what to use a Raspberry Pi for, look no further than this infographic, which details some great Pi projects.

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“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

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from Engadget

Tiny robotic scallops can swim through blood and eyeball fluid to fix you up

Tiny robotic scallops can swim through blood and eyeball fluid to fix you up. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany believe they've got the perfect design.

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