Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot

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Gizmodo.com has presented the “Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot” which is an experimental mechanism that uses a living Madagascan hissing cockroach and a modified trackball to control a three-wheeled robot. If the cockroach moves left, the robot moves left. Infrared sensors also provide navigation feedback to the cockroach, striving to create a pseudo-intelligent system with the cockroach as the CPU. Via Gizmodo  VIDEO –>

Why putting a cockroach as a pilot is beyond me. Here are some links about this subject if you are interested.
ABC.net

ConceptLab

Gizmodo

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