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2006-03-16 Science & Technology
The Pentagons' Insect Cyborgs
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Posted by DepotGuy 2006-03-16 11:53|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6477 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Wait til they manage to incorporate a Ma Deuce into them. It'll give a whole new meaning to "Killer Bees".

Posted by DanNY 2006-03-16 14:44||   2006-03-16 14:44|| Front Page Top

#2 Brings a whole new 'literal' meaning to the term 'bugged'.
Posted by CrazyFool 2006-03-16 15:38||   2006-03-16 15:38|| Front Page Top

#3 Typical DARPA fishing project. Proof of concept and prototype delivery undoubtedly scheduled for the spring or summer of 2039.

"The cyborgs — half insect, half robot"
"The DARPA - half hucksters, half loonies."
Posted by Visitor 2006-03-16 17:36||   2006-03-16 17:36|| Front Page Top

#4 "The DARPA - half hucksters, half loonies."

Someone has to fund the half-wacky blue-sky R&D. Hewlett Packard and Bell Labs are not doing it anymore. Shall I note the irony that this msg is traveling over what was originally a DARPA project - the Internet?
Posted by SteveS 2006-03-16 17:50||   2006-03-16 17:50|| Front Page Top

#5 And all this time I thought Al Gore invented the 'Internet'.
Posted by CrazyFool 2006-03-16 22:52||   2006-03-16 22:52|| Front Page Top

#6 SteveS - Bell Labs doesn't exist anymore except as a brand name. Most of the former labs locations have been shut down and the staff laid off.
Posted by DMFD 2006-03-16 22:58||   2006-03-16 22:58|| Front Page Top

#7 heh heh - fire-breathing crab lice...think of the potential
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-03-16 23:09||   2006-03-16 23:09|| Front Page Top

#8 Leslie Crusher from STAR TREK:NG and his escaped nanomachines/nanytes are on a ship-wide rampage again??? I could say "trained cockroaches" and "geckos" but USDOD-DARPA prob means fake/robo-snakes, 'pedes, and other fav robo creepy crawlers.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2006-03-16 23:23||   2006-03-16 23:23|| Front Page Top

#9 Joe nails it again!
Posted by Inspector Clueso 2006-03-16 23:48||   2006-03-16 23:48|| Front Page Top

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