Daily Mail -Â Spies may soon be bugging conversations using actual insects, thanks to research funded by the US military.Â The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has spent years developing a whole host of cyborg critters, in the hopes of creating the ultimate ‘fly on the wall’.Â Now a team of researchers led by Hirotaka Sato have created cyborg beetles which are guided wirelessly via a laptop. Read Article
CNS News -Â Andrew Revkin,Â who reports onÂ environmentalÂ issues forÂ The New York Times,Â floated anÂ ideaÂ lastÂ weekÂ for combating global warming: Give carbon credits to couplesÂ that limit themselves to having one child.Â Revkin later told CNSNews.com that he was not endorsing the idea, just trying to provoke some thinking on the topic. Read Article
The Historian – The dark hand of the eugenics movement again?