cockroach cockroach  /ˈkɑ ˌkroʊtʃ/


  • (n) any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests


  1. How to Control a Cockroach Using Your Smartphone

    A project currently on Kickstarter would give supporters the tools to remote-control a cockroach using their smartphones.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News

  2. RoboRoach: How to control a cockroach with your smartphone

    'The world's first commercially available cyborg,' the RoboRoach is a cockroach fitted with a backpack that lets smartphone users control its movements.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

    (Credit: Backyard Brains) How are your surgery skills, and how do you feel about using them on a creepy crawly cockroach? If your answers are between "excellent" and "I'm willing to find out," there's now a way to create your very own, smartphone-controlled cyborg insect. RoboRoach , from Backyard Brains -- the same science-minded folks who played Cypress Hill to a squid -- is not for the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

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  1. "It's like the old cockroach thing - you flip the lights on in the kitchen and they run away," said Marcus Sachs, a former White House cybersecurity official who now runs the security research group SANS Internet Storm Center.
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Marcus Sachs Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. Dr. Julie Gerberding, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the staph infections are "the cockroach of bacteria."
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Julie Gerberding Source: NTV

  3. "We were like a cockroach - you just couldn't kill us," says James.
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Kevin James Source: Macon Telegraph

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