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Robot cockroach. Professors Roger Quinn (far left) and Roy Ritzmann with Robot III, a pneumatically-powered robot based on a cockroach. The robot's realistic structure was created from recording the movements of death head cockroaches (Blaberus discoidalis) moving on a treadmill. Quinn and Ritzmann are at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
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