Could cyborg insects be the next step in the evolution of drones? Engineers from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and the University of California Berkeley seem to think so. They’ve developed a way to remotely control beetles by inserting electrodes on the their legs, optic lobes and flight muscles. According to the engineers, the cyborg bugs are a better alternative to drones because of their ability to access hard-to-reach places and could one day be used in search-and-rescue missions. Learn more at Dezeen.