How Cyborg Insects Could Save Lives and Stop Our Enemies

March 7, 2017 | NBC News

At North Carolina State University, engineer Alper Bozkurt and his team steer roaches (specifically Madagascar hissing cockroaches, which is another large, slow species) by spoofing their senses. With this approach, manually controlling the biobot roaches isn’t entirely necessary for search-and-rescue operations, Bozkurt says.