UGOTAG | Videos with Chapter Markers  
  
× ANCIENT WORLD ANIMALS AQUARIUM ARCHERY ARCHITECTURE ART ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AUDIO BOOKS AVIATION BABY BEAUTY BIG THOUGHTS BIKING BIOLOGY BIRDS BLOCKCHAIN BUSINESS AUTOMOTIVE CATS CHRISTMAS COLD WAR COMPUTER SECURITY CRAFTS CRIME STORIES CRYPTOCURRENCY CSGO DIGITAL COMBAT SIMULATOR DINOSAUR DOGS EASTER ECONOMICS ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT FAR CRY 5 FARMING FASHION FISHING FITNESS FOOD & DRINK FORTNITE BATTLE ROYALE FREEDOM OF SPEECH FUNNY GAMBLING GAMING GARDENING GEOPOLITICS GOD OF WAR GUITAR GUNS HALLOWEEN HARRY POTTER HEALTH & WELLNESS HISTORY YOUR HOME HOME REPAIR HOMEBREW INSECTS INTERESTING KIDS KITCHEN KNITTING LAWNCARE LEGO LIQUOR LOCKSPORT MARKETING MARTIAL ARTS MATH MENS STYLE MINECRAFT MOBILE DEVICES MOTORBIKES MOVIES MULTIPLICATION MUSIC MYSTERY NEUROSCIENCE OLYMPICS ORGANIZATION OUTDOORS PETS PHILOSOPHY PHOTOGRAPHY PHYSICS PI DAY POLITICS POTTERY PRIVACY PROGRAMMING PSYCHOLOGY RECIPE RED DEAD REDEMPTION RELAXING RELIGION REMOTE CONTROL ROCKCLIMBING SCI FI SCI FY SCIENCE SHOOTING SPORTS SKATEBOARDING SPECIAL FORCES SPEECHES SPORTS STAR WARS STEM STPATRICKS STYLE TECHNOLOGY THANKSGIVING TOYS TRAVEL TV VALENTINE'S DAY WAR WEDDING WOODWORKING WW1 WORLD WAR 2
HOME  |  TECHNOLOGY  |  HEALTH  |  FOOD  |  MORE

Episode Markers
  • 00:52
     
    #Aerospace Engineer studying the flight of beetles   
    Dr Hirotaka Sato is an Aerospace Engineer studying the flight of beetles at NTU.
  • 01:12
     
    #beetle's muscles are stimulated individually   
    The beetle's muscles are stimulated individually for walking, running, and galloping.
  • 06:01
     
    #Cyborg beetle is controlled via a Wii remote   
    Cyborg beetle is controlled via a Wii remote.
  • 07:00
     
    #One use could be to find buried people   
    One use could be to find buried people.

The Cyborg Beetles Designed to Save Human Lives

In the future, we may have remote-controlled insects to reach places humans cannot. At least that's what Dr. Hirotaka Sato, an aerospace engineer from Singapore, is hoping. Motherboard went to Dr. Sato's lab in Singapore to take one of his cyborg beetles for a test flight. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardtv More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo






Community tags: insects science artificial_intelligence     HOME     SIGN UP     CONTACT US