The Origami Micro-Robot Bee

The bee population may be collapsing, which potentially means a big blow to our food supply and civilization itself. But, at least we have an idea of the replacement that will emerge from the rubble — the beautiful, tiny, easily mass-produced robo-bee that will flutter through the future:

The Harvard Monolithic Bee is a millimeter-scale flapping wing robotic insect produced using Printed Circuit MEMS (PC-MEMS) techniques.

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6 Comments on "The Origami Micro-Robot Bee"

  1. Geoff Henry | Mar 6, 2012 at 6:35 pm |

    Brought to you by Monsanto, MF’s

  2. and the technology will be bought by Monsanto

  3. Earaches | Mar 7, 2012 at 1:50 am |

    Domo Origami, Micro-Robot Bee

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