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Army Veteran Creates a Cyborg Stingray Guided by Lasers, Powered by a Rat’s Heart

‘This is a cyborg stingray. It’s as big as a penny, guided by a laser, and moves on its own when exposed to blue light. And it’s the brainchild of Kevin Kit Parker…

“I had this whole idea of a laser-guided, tissue-engineered stingray made out of rat,” Parker told Phys.org. As he described the idea to mechanical engineer Sung-Jin Park, he had a less than enthusiastic response. “He looked at me like a hog staring at a wristwatch,” Parker continued. “He was like, ‘Have I trusted my career to this yahoo’? I think he thought I was unglued.” …’

Source: Big Think