Saving Lives With Cyborg Cockroaches?

November 10, 2014 | Nature World News

A pair of papers describing these findings were recently presented at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Sensors 2014 Conference in Valencia, Spain and the 36th Annual International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Alper Bozkurt, a researcher at North Carolina (NC) State University and the senior author of the papers, makes the argument that during disasters like earthquakes or even warzones involving collapsed buildings, “sound is the best way to find survivors.”