Scientists bring new meaning to the phrase pest control

US scientists have carried out experiments, which could help control the actions of insects and animals, SkyNewsOnline reports.

Scientists in America have been inserting micro-probes into beetle pupa days before it hatches. The implants are positioned near the wing and brain of the beetle. As the beetle develops, the implants integrate themselves into the insects body, which enables researchers to control their flight path.

We’re not military experts but we’re willing to be those who are will find this news all too interesting.

Logically this means that any insect or small animal could be used as a spy or otherwise. While we’re not too sure the animal rights activists will be so keen on the idea of turning hamsters into puppets, we think it’s a pretty safe bet to say they won’t be happy.

Read the full story on SkyNewsOnline.

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