Beware the Unstoppable Cyborg Turtle

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We’ve turned insects into cyborgs using nerve stimulation, and that’s pretty cool. But insects aren’t scary. You know what’s scary? Turtles. Turtles are scary. Researchers at KAIST in South Korea have managed to hack a live turtle, adding a noninvasive steering system that they’ve successfully used to get the animal to follow an arbitrary winding path. Yes, this means that we have cyborg turtles now. Everybody very slowly panic. [Read More]