Micro-Drones Combined With DNA Hacking Could Create A Very Scary Future!

by Machiavelli

Socio-Economics History Blog

  • Micro-Drones Combined With DNA Hacking Could Create A Very Scary Future! 
    by Robert Johnson, http://www.businessinsider.com/defense 
    Sightings of insect-sized micro drones have been occurring for years, but  combined with the direction of genome sequencing outlined in this  Atlantic piece— the pair make for a futuristic and potentially deadly  mix.

    Even back in 2007, when Vanessa Alarcon was a college student attending an  anti-war protest in Washington, D.C. she heard someone shout, “Oh my God, look  at those.”

    “I look up and I’m like, ‘What the hell is that?'” she told  The Washington Post. “They looked like dragonflies or little helicopters.  But I mean, those are not insects,” she continued. A lawyer there at the time confirmed they looked like dragonflies, but that they “definitely weren’t insects”.

    And he’s probably right. In 2006 Flight International  reported that the CIA had been developing micro UAVs as…

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