that may one day help restore mobility to the paralyzed and amputees, Dr. Charles Higgins of the University of Arizona has created a "robo-moth"
: a 6-inch tall wheeled robot guided by an electrode inserted into a single neuron responsible for vision stability during flight in the hawk moth
(aka the Tobacco hornworm). [more inside]
posted by mayfly wake
on Nov 20, 2007 -