Swarms of robotic bees could pollinate the flowers of the future

With the bee population in distressing decline, Harvard roboticists have been looking into an artificial solution for pollinating plants. That solution: Robobees, tiny winged robots that the team hopes will autonomously fly from flower to flower, spreading the pollen around. But these creepy little beauties may do… »3/12/13 5:40pm3/12/13 5:40pm