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Video footage from experiments at North Carolina State University shows the part-robot roaches being directed along a curving path via remote control.

| June 13, 2013

Researchers say they've figured out a way to create cyborg, remote-controlled cockroaches, hoping one day the resilient creatures could be steered into disaster zones to gather information and look for survivors.
Video footage from the experiments at North Carolina State University shows the part-robot roaches being directed along a curving path via remote control.

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Source: LiveScience.com

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