Bomb-sniffing grasshoppers: the next frontier for public security?

Bomb-sniffing cyborg grasshoppers have been created by scientists to detect explosives such as TNT. Academics at Washington University in Missouri tapped into the insects’ minds to monitor whether they were smelling explosives, and if so, what kind they were detecting. Or as the researchers put it, the “bio-hacked” grasshoppers play a similar role to a “canary […]