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Software uses cyborg swarm to map unknown environs

October 16, 2013

cyborg bugs Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed software that allows them to map unknown environments--such as collapsed buildings--based on the movement of a swarm of insect cyborgs, or "biobots." Full Story

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