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Robot Cockroach Tests Insect Decision-Making Behavior

Science  16 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5853, pp. 1055
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5853.1055

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Robot cockroaches coated with pheromones are so well accepted by the household pests that the robots become part of the insects' collective decision-making process, researchers report on page 1155 of this week's issue of Science. (For more on robotics, see this week's special section.)