If you watch Star Trek, you are well aware of the Borg and how they strive for perfection by blending organic components with mechanical ones. They are pretty terrifying as they take over ever species they run into and bring them into the 'collective' where everyone becomes a drone (except the Queen) and they all share one consciousness. Their tag line is, “Resistance is Futile!”
Well, now some scientists have yoked bacteria to power rotary motors. These are the first microscopic mechanical devices to successfully incoporate living microbes together with inorganic parts.
Uh-oh…this is the third article I have seen today that reminds me of science fiction that I have seen…does this mean I watch too much tv?