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Category Archives: Roaches

Hide and Go Seek, Cockroach Style

09-05-2018

Hide and Go Seek, Cockroach Style

While spiders can terrify some people, cockroaches illicit a more basic survival response in humans - like scream, shutter, conquer and destroy. However, as most Florida homeowners know, it's just not that easy to get rid of these persistent,...

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Name this Native Floridian: Common Bugs of Florida and What You Need to Know About Them

12-05-2017

Name this Native Floridian: Common Bugs of Florida and What You Need to Know About Them

On a top ten list of reasons people love Florida, her vast variety and copious amounts of insects never makes the cut. However, in addition to her stellar tropical weather, her pristine beaches, world renowned tourist attractions and exotic plant...

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How cockroaches are different than humans

09-21-2015

How cockroaches are different than humans

There are many ways of course that cockroaches are different than humans, but mostly lets discuss bodies. For instance why do cockroaches die on their backs with their legs in the air? To know the answer to this question is simply to look at...

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Cockroach Exhibit in Japan Features Man-sized Trap

08-06-2015

Cockroach Exhibit in Japan Features Man-sized Trap

Cockroach Exhibit in Japan Features Man-sized Trap When you think about an animal exhibit, you usually imagine it displaying something as typical as bears, elephants, seals, giraffes or lions -- the usual public favorites. But in an an act of...

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Robot Design Copies Sleek Roach Shell

07-23-2015

Robot Design Copies Sleek Roach Shell

Robot Design Copies Sleek Roach Shell In robot science, even tiny inventions can change the shape of things.  A simple seek-and-find type of robot has been fitted with one small but powerful addition to overcome obstacles in its path. Clutter...

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Rapidly Evolving Roaches Just Say No To Sugar

06-05-2015

Rapidly Evolving Roaches Just Say No To Sugar

Within a few years, roaches have evolved to avoid sugar.  Remarkably, their adaptation is a result of sugar-laced traps. Unlike humans, they don't have to use willpower.  Instead, roaches have a built-in aversion based on taste:  sugary flavor...

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Roach Personalities | South Florida Cockroach Control

03-20-2015

Roach Personalities | South Florida Cockroach Control

Researchers in Belgium have discovered that cockroaches have personalities. At the Universite Libre de Bruxelles scientists tested the behavior of the American cockroach by strapping microchips on 300 roaches and placed them in an arena of...

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Roachy Personalities? - Florida Cockroach Control

02-27-2015

Roachy Personalities? - Florida Cockroach Control

"Roachy" Personalities? Over the years there has been much attention given to the idea of personality. Among human beings, having a unique and attractive personality is important and the key, in most professions to be being successful. And...

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Robotic Cockroaches to Be Used in Rescue Operations

01-12-2015

Robotic Cockroaches to Be Used in Rescue Operations

We know cockroaches as those tiny, annoying bugs that always gross us out. Whenever we try to get rid of one, it always scurries into those little nooks or crannies that our broom just can't reach. However, scientists intend to turn this irritating...

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Health Risks Posed by Cockroaches

11-12-2014

Health Risks Posed by Cockroaches

Hulett Environmental Services highlights health risks posed by cockroaches Cockroaches are more than just a household nuisance; they are also significant danger in the home. Hulett Environmental Services warns that cockroaches can pose a health...

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