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  • n  invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin

  • They are "arboviruses," a contraction for arthropod-borne viruses.
  • Much to her delight, it chugs along the floor like some fanciful arthropod out of A Bug's Life.
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  • RoboRoach: A $99 Creepy-Crawly Cyborg You Control With Your Phone
    Available to backers via Kickstarter today, and featured at TEDGlobal this week, the RoboRoach is a $99 kit consisting of electrodes, sensors, and a few batteries that allows anyone to drive their very own cockroach. Attaching the electronic "backpack" to an unwitting arthropod is not for the squeamish. You must sand down the top of the critter's head in order to attach a plug, "Exactly like the ...
    June 10, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine

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