Dragonfly Cyborg Drone

Posted By on June 6, 2017

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The project aimed to create the smallest drone possible by doing more than just taking inspiration from the animal kingdom — engineers literally outfitted an actual dragonfly with drone tech, putting a suite of next-gen navigation, synthetic biology, and neurotechnology systems on its back in the form of mini “backpack,” which is powered by a built-in solar cell.

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