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2012-09-10 20:21:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As companies continue to pump out smartphone-controlled devices like the Ar.Drone 2.0, one set of researchers has taken things a step further with a remote controllable cockroach. North Carolina State University researchers have developed a system that uses an electronic interface to steer cockroaches. The team said that their goal was to determine whether they were able to create a wireless biological interface to control the...


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Brown-banded Cockroach, Supella longipalpa
2013-08-14 11:59:02

The brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa) is a species of cockroach that can be found in southern, northeastern, and mid-western areas of the United States and it has been introduced into Ireland and Britain. This species is more common in households than in restaurants and is often seen in living rooms or bedrooms, where water is not present, because it does not require the same amount of moisture as other species. The brown-banded cockroach reaches an average body length of .6...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.