locust

Bomb sniffing locust

Imagine a world where cyborg locusts are trained to detect bombs. Sounds strange? One lab in St. Louis Missouri is busy making this a reality.

SciTech Now Episode 326

In this episode of SciTech Now, NPR’S Science reporter, Adam Cole demonstrates how to find the speed of light with peeps; Adam Cole joins Hari for a conversation on the ┬áspeed of light; How is climate change impacting the water cycle?; and a St. Louis lab is engineering a bomb-sniffing locust.