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Cockroach News

The magic touch speeds up cockroach birth

Female cockroaches that get "touched" - by other female cockroaches - reproduce faster than female roaches that live in isolation or without tactile stimulation.

Winter-proof cockroach found in New York City

New York - A cockroach that is resilient in cold weather has never been seen in the United States, until now. The Asian cockroach has been discovered in New York City.

RoboRoach, the making of a radio-controlled cockroach

Scientists have developed a kit called RoboRoach, a behavior-controlling cockroach backpack run by a Kickstarter-funded company.

At least 1 million cockroaches in great escape from Chinese farm

Dafeng - Most of us try to avoid cockroaches, but one farm in China is breeding them for use in traditional medicine. Only one problem, one million of said cockroaches have now made their dramatic escape from the facility.

Boy finds dead cockroach on pizza, restaurant shut down

Pizzas come with a variety of toppings and crust sizes, but having a dead cockroach baked into the crust is surely not one of them. One UK pizzeria in Leeds is attracting attention for all the wrong reasons.

Video: Cockroach crawls over Robert Kovacik on live TV

Los Angeles - A reporter for NBC LA Robert Kovacik, gave a demonstration of the traits of a seasoned pro by maintaining composure, staring unflinching and steel-faced into the camera while a cockroach skittered across his shoulders and head during a live broadcast.

Video: Edward Archbold dies after winning roach-eating contest

West Palm Beach - Edward Archbold, 32, of West Palm Beach, fell ill, threw up, collapsed and died after winning a roach eating contest in South Florida. He won the contest after eating dozens of roaches and worms.

Man dies following insect eating contest

State officials in Florida have reported that a man has died following an insect eating competition. The man consumed dozens of live worms and insects, including cockroaches.

Remote-controlled cockroaches to find earthquake victims

Remote-controlled cockroaches are being developed. The plan is to use the robotic devices, fitted to live cockroaches, to seek out earthquake victims buried in debris.

Inspector finds filthy conditions, roaches in Tampa McDonald's

Tampa - A McDonald's restaurant in Tampa, Fla. has drawn attention this week after a customer recently filed a state complaint which alleges a live roach fell out of the ceiling and into his food.

Inspector finds filthy conditions, roaches in Tampa McDonald's

Tampa - A McDonald's restaurant in Tampa, Fla. has drawn attention this week after a customer recently filed a state complaint which alleges a live roach fell out of the ceiling and into his food.

Man finds deep-fried cockroach in McDonald's hash brown

A man who stopped at McDonald's for an early breakfast has posted online a photo showing a deep-fried cockroach attached to the hash brown he allegedly bought at the McDonald's outlet.

Cockroaches for Valentine's Day

Bronx - What better way to express your feelings for someone special on Valentine's Day than to name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after them.

Arrest in Florida for illegal cockroach smuggling

Orlando - A man in Orlando, Florida, was arrested for illegally bringing cockroaches into the state for use in an online business that sells bugs for reptile food.

Man smashes Guinness record, puts 16 Madagascar roaches in mouth

Lansing - How many roaches would you put in your mouth for charity- for one Michigan man that number was 16, Sean Murphy of Lansing stuffed them into his mouth one by one, then held them for 10 seconds to claim the world record and raise money for a nature center.

Cockroach Brains could be a new source of Antibiotics

Researchers at the University of Nottingham's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science say that cockroaches could be beneficial to health. They could be used to help develop new antibiotic treatments.

'Space cockroach' now a proud grandmother of 30

A cockroach that spent 12 days in space is now the grandmother of 30 grandchildren on Earth. They seem to be as healthy as other cockroaches.

Museum is Willing to Pay for Cockroaches

A museum in Houston is willing to pay 25 cents per cockroach for a museum exhibit about the wonderful world of insects.

Kansas Congressman Gets New Attorney In Abortion Protestor Assault "Cockroach Case"

Congressman Vaughn Flora, Democratic State Representative for Topeka, secured a new attorney today, Nov. 26. This caused the judge to delay the pretrial case involving an abortion protestor dressed in a cockroach costume.

Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot

By Garnet Hertz (2005) "Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot" is an experimental mechanism that uses a living Madagascan hissing cockroach atop a modified trackball to control a three-wheeled robot. If the cockroach moves left, the robot moves left. Infrared
 

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Pusateri s flagship store closed for health violations in Toronto
Pusateri's flagship store closed for health violations in Toronto
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Madagascar hissing cockroach
Madagascar hissing cockroach
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Pusateri s flagship store closed for health violations in Toronto
Pusateri's flagship store closed for health violations in Toronto
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Robert Kovacik
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Pusateri s flagship store closed for health violations in Toronto
Pusateri's flagship store closed for health violations in Toronto
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Cyborg cockroach with remote control 'backpack'
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I'll pass on getting this extra protein in my diet.
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The Madagascar hissing roach has become a popular pet and is sold in pet stores across the world.
The Madagascar hissing roach has become a popular pet and is sold in pet stores across the world.
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American cockroach (Periplaneta americana)
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