Harvard RoboBees Robots Development

Yes, we want to replace bees with tiny flower-loving robots

By on July 10, 2014 at 5:30 PM.

Yes, we want to replace bees with tiny flower-loving robots

Honeybees are very important to humans, sustaining Earth’s dominant species with help of their unique ability to pollinate plants. However, humans are not equally helpful to bees, as bees are dying at unprecedented rates thanks to a colony collapse disorder (CCD) that’s apparently so dangerous, even the White House wants it fixed. While some scientists are trying to figure out how to prevent bees from dying, others are thinking about how to replace them with tiny robots that will be able to take their jobs one day, Business Insider reports. More →

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