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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 Offline 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:
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#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.....)

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#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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1x Camponotus fragilis
1x Camponotus sansabeanus
1x Camponotus semitestaceus
2x Camponotus vicinus
1x Camponotus quercicola
1x Camponotus modoc
1x Liometopum occidentale
1x Mrymecocytus mexicanus
1x Mrymecocytus navajo
2x Mrymecocytus tenuinodis
1x Novomesser cockerelli
1x Solenopsis xyloni
1x Veromessor andrei
1x Veromessor pergandei

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