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roaches

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Cyborg roaches can save your life -- or be your wireless carrier

Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.

By November 6, 2014

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HTC One M8 app-roaches as new BlinkFeed lands in Google Play

HTC is preparing the way for today's HTC One M8 launch by adding BlinkFeed Launcher and Service Pack to Google Play -- and you don't even need an HTC phone to enjoy them.

By March 25, 2014

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What the CraveCast lost and found in space

November was a whirl of space news, and on this month's show we couldn't get enough of epic sexy math, Twitter's contribution to world space programs and the truth about ancient Mars.

By November 20, 2014

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HTC confirms Blinkfeed for other Android phones

As the HTC One M8 launches, Blinkfeed will soon be available to download as an app from Google Play even if you don't have an HTC phone.

By March 26, 2014

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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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Army starts testing bots inspired by sand fleas, roaches

These insect-like recon robots from Boston Dynamics are set to be deployed to Afghanistan for more testing.

By March 28, 2012

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Leaping parkour robot is cute and a little creepy

A lightweight version of the cockroach-inspired RHex robot tackles basic parkour moves with gusto.

By July 30, 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 January 4, 2012

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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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Roach-like robot could one day be used to find quake survivors

The latest creation from UC Berkeley's robotics researchers scampers along at 1.3 meters per second and climbs 17-degree inclines. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das gets a look at the mini machine that draws inspiration from a roach.

By October 19, 2011