Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
   
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   


<< Back to INDEX

Humans may be Rescued by Robo-Roaches in the Future [Technology]
posted November 14 2014 19:52.06 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Sounds like science fiction, but take a look in this older post. Let me remind you as a side note that scientists have already come up with a way to guide a cockroach by implanting electrodes into their antennas and sending appropriate electrical signals. The roach interprets these signals as "obstacles" and... turns...

Dr Alper Bozkurt and Matt Shipman, researchers at the North Carolina State University, used a similar circuit to guide a living cockroach... making an insectobot. The researchers use sound-guided systems to guide the poor insect:

In a collapsed building, sound is the best way to find survivors, 1D says Dr.AlperBozkurt, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at NC State and senior author of two papers on the work.The biobots are equipped with electronic backpacks that control the cockroach 19s movements. Bozkurt 19s research team has created two types of customized backpacks using microphones. One type of biobot has a single microphone that can capture relatively high-resolution sound from any direction to be wirelessly transmitted to first responders.









[Via: techcrunch]
 
Share



You might also like...


Energy by fusion is only 20 years away [Science]

Fairchild Webminar on Switch-Mode Power Supplies [Webminar]

Antares Rocket for the ISS Exploded during Take-Off [News]

New LEDs offer tunable color temperature

A Very Fast Death Factor may cure Alzheimer [Chemistry]

NASA Plans to capture asteroid and mine it [Space]

New Innovative Technology Gives Hope to Paraplegics [Technology]

Nobel Prize for the Next Gen of White LED Lamps [News]


<< Back to INDEX



Comments

  Name

  Email (shall not be published)

  Website

Notify me of new posts via email


Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


      

No comment yet...

Be the first to comment on this page!












 Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
© Copyright 2008
Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy