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Roaches Follow Scurrying Robots

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Bio-mechanical, Robotics, Technology on December 12, 2007 by flakki

I guess in the future, when you turn on the lights in a gas station washroom, tiny robots will scurry away. A new paper studies the effects of robots exhibiting roach-like behaviour on real cockroaches. What’s also an interesting corollary is that the robots were in some instances influenced by the roaches.

The full robot article at Scientific American

And apparently, even writers at SA aren’t above making puns.