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Tracking the movement of cyborg cockroaches


February 27, 2017

New research offers insights into how far and how fast cyborg cockroaches--or biobots--move when exploring new spaces. The work moves researchers closer to their goal of using biobots to explore collapsed buildings and other spaces in order to identify survivors. Full Story

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North Carolina State University

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