Researchers were building robot nanoworms, designed to seek out and kill cancer cells, and swarms of robot dragonflies for the U.S. military. South Korean customs authorities began training seven clones of Chase, their preeminent sniffer dog, and Sri Lankan researchers announced success in teaching mongoose-robot teams to detect land mines.
- Harpers Magazine, July 2008, Findings pg. 96.
(also see my blog post from dec. 11, 2007, and all the comments for more on our shift toward nanotechnology, the merging of technology and humanity, and evolutionary extinction.)