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Biobots Created From Cockroaches

09/20/2018 12:18 PM

Researchers from the University of Connecticut have created search and rescue cockroaches.

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Not the cutest bug you could have used, but groundbreaking, nonetheless

I can't help but wonder how many have been lost to inadvertent stomp reactions

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09/20/2018 12:51 PM

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09/29/2018 9:37 PM

Encore...

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09/20/2018 7:16 PM

Puts a whole new meaning on bugging someone's residence...

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09/21/2018 8:16 AM

Electronics forcibly fitted to living creatures in order to control them?

Coming soon from your friendly local government.

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09/21/2018 10:12 AM

Yes, the same government that yesterday supported your 4th amendment rights, but today has decided to rescind them because a recently issued report has you listed as some sort of wack job.

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09/21/2018 10:57 AM

Electronics forcibly fitted to living creatures in order to control them?

No need to do it "forcibly", just say it is needed to access Facebook and they'll voluntarily pay to do it!

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Re: Biobots Created From Cockroaches

09/24/2018 11:24 PM

If it works on roaches will it work on Keith Richards?

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