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Biotech's Brave New Beasts

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RoboRoach

RoboRoach is the first commercially available cyborg, says Backyard Brains, which provides instructions on mechanizing the insects.

The company has started a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to support the production and sale of their cockroach "backpacks" containing electrodes and a battery to control the insect.

After some neurosurgery, the cockroach's left and right movements can be manipulated via remote control.



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