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cockroaches

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Creep-tastic cockroach robot refuses to be squished

Cockroaches may have a bad rap, but they inspired researchers to build a clever robot that can jam its body into cramped spaces.

By February 9, 2016

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'Email is the cockroach of the Internet,' says Slack co-founder

Stewart Butterfield doesn't think email is going away as he discusses the meteoric rise of the highly valued startup that grew from a failed game.

By November 3, 2015

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.

By May 26, 2015

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Watch a man open his buggy laptop and find, ugh, bugs

Technically Incorrect: There's something deeply fascinating about cockroaches that live in your laptop.

By August 14, 2015

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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 December 9, 2013

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Google Doodle celebrates Franz Kafka with a cockroach

The search giant's new Doodle honors the 130th birthday of the famous writer.

By July 3, 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 June 28, 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 June 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 December 26, 2012

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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 September 10, 2012