Could This Beetle Fight a Battle in a Bottle With a Paddle?

How to control your beetle. Implant a few electrodes in the pupa. Wait. Control your grown-up zombie beetle with a WII.

The critter is a bit of a cyborg actually – part june bug, part computer. The man behind the zombie cyborg beetles is Michel Maharbiz, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Video of the Week: Zombie Cyborg Beetles! : The Thoughtful Animal


Your cybug overlords will pay you back for this.


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