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#1 Offline Trythis22 - Posted September 2 2018 - 1:32 PM

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I thought this might be enjoyed by some of the members here especially if there are any students aspiring to work in the biomedical industry, which will certainly be a big part of the world 10-20 years from now and continue to be relevant throughout the 21st century. What a nutty experiment. 


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#2 Offline Major - Posted September 2 2018 - 4:35 PM

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I thought this might be enjoyed by some of the members here especially if there are any students aspiring to work in the biomedical industry, which will certainly be a big part of the world 10-20 years from now and continue to be relevant throughout the 21st century. What a nutty experiment.


Saw the title and immediately clicked. Wasn't sure what to expect but this sure does surpass anything I would have expected. Pretty interesting watch, even though I did skip around a bit. Initially, I thought he froze the cockroach to death, and was going to mechanically animate it, something out of Frankestein. When the cockroaches legs started twitching, I felt pretty bad for it. But still, pretty interesting!
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#3 Online Zeiss - Posted September 2 2018 - 4:38 PM

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I've seen this before ages ago and did some research.  Apparently you can buy kits for yourself, just supply your own roach.  Here is a link to the kit: https://backyardbrai...ducts/roboroach.  


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#4 Offline DaveJay - Posted September 3 2018 - 2:20 AM

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That's some weird sh..!


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#5 Offline CampoKing - Posted September 15 2018 - 3:36 PM

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Well this is one of those post titles you can't ignore. lol

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#6 Offline Sherridaniels - Posted February 6 2019 - 2:47 AM

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Wow, great. The cyber cockroach.



#7 Offline FSTP - Posted February 6 2019 - 4:26 AM

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Saw the title and immediatly knew what video was going to be linked in here. So for that I deserve all the likes.

 

 

But seriously. This is rather pretty neat. It reminds me of that cockroach spy listener from that film The Fith Element it was a "bug" that was a literal bug. I bet using this technique one could literally make a functioning version of that cyber listening roach from the film.


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#8 Offline Rstheant - Posted February 6 2019 - 3:33 PM

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I wish it had a mini camera. It would be the ultimate spy tool. :lol:

#9 Offline Ant_Dude2908 - Posted February 6 2019 - 6:05 PM

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I think the massive circuit board on his thorax would give him away though.
I feel kinda bad for that roach. (But I still want to try it.....)

#10 Offline Rstheant - Posted February 6 2019 - 6:41 PM

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I've seen this before ages ago and did some research.  Apparently you can buy kits for yourself, just supply your own roach.  Here is a link to the kit: https://backyardbrai...ducts/roboroach.


God, this is so damn expensive!




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