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Max The Magnificent
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Re: I'm sitting on the horns of...
Max The Magnificent   7/1/2013 7:43:32 AM
@harnhua: There're a lot of things we can learn via biomimicry!

I agree -- I'm constantly amazed by the way in which living organisms have evolved the most incredibly capabilities -- the folk screating robots and flying / swiming things are constantly learning from living creatures.

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Re: Cockroach army
DrQuine   7/1/2013 10:50:55 PM
The elegance of this solution is that the insect deals with the issues of climbing up and over and around obstacles while the human / external driver concentrates on the end objective. Since the "legwork" has historically been a hard part to program, the insect brain is doing the part for us that we have trouble with!

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Re: Cockroach army
selinz   7/3/2013 6:16:29 PM
How about remote controlled St. Bernards? I'd much rather be carried out by a trio of slobbering poochies than 500 cockroaches..  :-)

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Re: Cockroach army
kfield   7/14/2013 1:40:06 PM
Plus you'd get instant refreshments from that thing they wear around their neck!!!

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Re: Finally!
kfield   7/27/2013 5:57:24 PM
Or event gnats.

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