This story is an eery reminder of the BioStrain Chip from my 2005 novel, Armageddon Strain. While my chip was fictional, it was based on science that I’d read about at the time, using nanobots to ‘cure’ most human disease. The chip had a nasty second application, though. It could be remotely triggered to perform the reverse action using the nanobots: effectively and very horribly killing the victim within minutes.
(NATURAL NEWS) — /SNIP/ Beginning at 00:42, the YouTube clip contains a segment on a “killer” RFID microchip that, upon being remotely triggered, can send a lethal dose of cyanide into a person’s skin. The FOX News reporter that introduces the segment can be heard saying that the chip “will kill you if you get out of line” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl2L…).