During the sixties, the watch phrase was, “Don’t trust anyone over thirty.” It seems everyday we find something new that says that old saw needs to be updated to “Don’t Trust Anything.” Following in the footsteps of the Mesnworm, enter the robotic, color changing, squid.
DARPA, the Department of Defense’s think tank has now developed a robotic worm that can inch its way into all sorts of places that it shouldn’t go. Called the Meshworm, it mimics actual earthworms in how it moves from place to place. The prospects for intelligence gathering and even delivery of weapons has now been enhanced dramatically. You won’t want to be using one of these for fishing.