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The Rise of the RoboBees

Engineers have created RoboBees that could pollinate crops and ultimately save disaster victims.

Einstein famously said that man would only have four years left to live if the bees disappeared. Populations of bees, butterflies and other agricultural pollinators have been declining at alarming rates in recent years, putting global food supplies at risk. Inspired by nature, engineers at the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory in collaboration with Northeastern University have created RoboBees, miniature flying […]