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Scientist Wants to Engineer Locusts Into Remote-Controlled Bomb Detectors

Though locusts are traditionally associated with biblical plagues that destroy crops, it turns out they could have a second career as remote-controlled cyborgs that sniff out explosives. Read More >>

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This Locust Robot Jumps 11 Feet High and Could Scour Disaster Zones

Locusts get a bad rap—noise and plagues!—but they’ve inspired Israeli engineers to make bug-like robots that could be a godsend in emergencies. Read More >>

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This Is What a Plague of Locusts Actually Looks Like

A plague of locusts sounds like the kind of biblical torment that we'll never really need to worry about. But they're real, they happen — and boy do they cause trouble. Read More >>