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cockroaches

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Cold-loving cockroaches invade New York, scientists confirm

A cold-tolerant species of roach is calling New York City home and fueling the nightmares of residents.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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Future of search and rescue: Cockroaches piloted by Kinect

By fitting cockroaches with microphones and speakers, rescuers may be able to detect voices of people in trapped buildings.

By Jun. 28, 2013

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Eek! Remote-controlled cyborg cockroaches are real

Scientists with a high tolerance for creepy-crawlies have figured out how to create and control cyborg cockroaches.

By Sep. 10, 2012

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Robotic cockroaches and electronic babysitters

Robotic cockroaches can lead wild cockroaches to go against their instincts. How susceptible are children to unnatural influences?

By Nov. 19, 2007

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Crave Ep. 127: Robot battles human for golf supremacy

A golfing robot challenges a golf pro to a duel. Researchers plan to use cockroach armies for search-and-rescue missions. And are 3D-printed casts the future for broken limbs?

By Jul. 4, 2013

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RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

In what they dub a marriage of behavioral neuroscience and neural engineering, the minds at Backyard Brains have mounted a Kickstarter project that lets you build your own cyborg out of a bug.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Tap Twitter, control a cockroach

Almost as certain as death and taxes is the cockroach. Now one artist has turned the tables on the pesky arthropod by taming it with some tech components and Twitter.

By Dec. 26, 2012

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Motor moth: Scientists build insect-driven robot

Moths don't have to pass driver's license tests to take the wheel of a robotic vehicle designed by researchers to gather data on moth-scent-tracking activities.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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Insane bug bots go bug wild

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Comcast installs roach-infested cable box, customer claims

An Illinois resident asserts that after Comcast installed a cable box, cockroaches crawled out of it. This follows a lawsuit by employees who claim they are forced to install roach-infested boxes.

By Jan. 4, 2012