NOVA

Cyborg Cockroaches

Clip: Season 40 Episode 19 | 2m 26s

With just a few simple tools, anyone can turn a cockroach into a tiny controllable 'bugborg.' Why would you want to? It turns out that these nasty pests could turn into life savers in the future. For media credits, visit: pbs.org/nova/tech/cockroach-cyborgs.html

Aired: 10/16/13

Rating: NR

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