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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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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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Get a grip: Robotic hand inspired by cockroach legs

Researchers at Harvard and Yale determine that intelligence isn't imperative when they turn to the flexible and springy legs of tiny-brained cockroaches to design a robotic hand.

By January 10, 2011

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Ninety-foot drop can't stop robot cockroach

Researchers at UC Berkeley are developing a robot cockroach that can be assembled in about an hour, move quickly, and survive 92-foot falls.

By October 15, 2009

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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 November 19, 2007