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The Week Unwrapped podcast: Cyborg insects, pacifist gamers and satellite overload

1 month ago   |   By The Week

Why are locusts being used as bomb sniffers? Are video games becoming less violent? And are there too many satellites?
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Friday, February 21, 2020 - 7:48am
Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days.
In this week's episode, we discuss:
Cyborg insects
Barani Raman, a researcher at Washington Uni in Missouri, published research this week describing the creation of a bomb-sniffing cyborg locust. His team embedded wireless electrodes into the insects' brains and then exposed them to traces of TNT and other explosives, as...
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