Rescue Rats

rescuerats

An article in the New Scientist
reports on a near future rescue innovation: radio controlled rats. The idea is to use cerebral stimulation to assist training rats to seek people smells (or anything else, for that matter). Then the rats are mounted with helmets and backpacks that read and transmit brain waves from the rat to the rescue team. PETA
issues aside, this is a pretty good use of a rat. via die puny humans

Josh Rubin

Josh Rubin

Josh Rubin is COOL HUNTING's founder, editor and executive creative director. He brings his background as a photographer and expertise as a user experience designer to his point of view on what makes a good story for CH—this most often include some kind of intersectionality between art, culture, technology and design. Josh is a bit of an urban hippie, obsessed with most things Japanese, a Sealyham Terrier lover and very food motivated.

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