FBI’s stingray quickly found suspect after local cops’ device couldn’t

New court filings in US v. Ellis show the lengths that Oakland police, FBI went to. sci tech news

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Illinois governor signs new law requiring stricter rules for stingrays

“Citizen Privacy Protection Act” will also force police to delete non-target data. sci tech news

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Scientists created a cyborg stingray powered by the heart of a rat

Scientists created a cyborg stingray powered by the heart of a rat:

Researchers have developed a new kind of synthetic creature, using the heart cells of a rat to make a robotic stingray that follows light.

While the rat-ray hybrid certainly sounds like a bit of a Frankenstein mish-mash, it’s serious research that could help pave the way for a greater understanding of how hearts pump blood around the body – in addition to leading to new kinds of more sophisticated synthetic robots.

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