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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 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

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Microsoft says no to Nokia name in CNET UK Podcast 386

Microsoft appears to be planning a name change for Nokia. We explain why that's a terrible idea -- plus we take on Apple's latest dig at Samsung.

By April 24, 2014

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DASH robot learns cockroach escape trick

UC Berkeley mini-robot can run up to a ledge, grab it, and swing underneath, evading your swats.

By June 9, 2012

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Robot battles human for golf supremacy, Ep. 127

This week on Crave, a robot named Jeff challenges golf pro Rory McIlroy to a game of golf on the driving range. We look at 3D-printed casts meant to counter itchiness, and researchers drive cockroaches with electrical signals in hopes of using the bugs for search-and-rescue missions.

By July 3, 2013

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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 July 4, 2013