Japan creates robo-bees to address decline of natural pollinators

Signal of change / Japan creates robo-bees to address decline of natural pollinators

By Anna Simpson / 21 Feb 2018

WATCH: Japan has just invented Robo-bees that can legitimately pollinate the earth

In an example of life imitating art, scientists have come up with a technology straight out of an episode of Black Mirror : Bee-like pollinating drones. A team at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan engineered the devices using a combination of horsehair, $USD 100 drones and a sticky ion gel.



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