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June 2, 2017

 

Yuck!

Faster Than A Speeding Roach

Cockroaches running at full speed rear up on their hind legs.

March 9, 2017

 

Cockroach milk contains many of the same substances found in breast milk, including the sugar mannose.

Future Milk

Which species provides milk that is extremely protein rich and has three-times the caloric value of buffalo milk?

April 25, 2016

 

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Driving a Cockroach

Scientists have discovered how to control cockroaches' movements by stimulating different brain regions with electrodes.

December 16, 2013

 

Many household pesticides are no match for the mighty cockroach.

Another One For The Roaches

Despite your best chemical defenses, cockroaches are evolving to bug you even more.

March 14, 2013

 

Cockroaches can withstand just about any living situation.

Are Cockroaches Actually Useful?

Although most us think of cockroaches as vermin, they do have a useful ecological role.

May 19, 2011

 

Was There An Extinction Refuge For Animals?

How did some animals manage to survive the extinction?

June 15, 2010

 

Cockroaches V. Global Warming: Who Wins?

The consequences of global warming seem daunting for humans... but, what about cockroaches?

June 14, 2010

 

Cockroaches V. Radiation: Who Wins?

We've all heard rumors that cockroaches can survive, well, anything. But, could they survive nuclear war?

October 22, 2009

 

Roaches And Junk Food

Even cockroaches get fat. The surprising truth about junk food and health in animals.

January 10, 2008

 

As Smart As A Cockroach

We've all heard of Pavlov's dogs, but have you heard of Mizunami's cockroaches?

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