Cyborg Cockroaches Developed By Boffins In Japan

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Image shows the Robobug: a rechargeable, remote-controllable cyborg cockroach in an undated photo. The achievement was reported in the scientific journal npj Flexible Electronics on Monday, Sep. 5, 2022. (RIKEN/Newsflash)

Japanese boffins have created part insect part machine cyborg cockroaches capable of tackling jobs ranging from monitoring hazardous areas to environmental protection. The project led by researchers at the RIKEN…

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Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany

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Photo shows an unusually large number of well-preserved blossoms that were recovered in the first weeks of excavations in the Messel pit in Germany, undated photo. Prof. Dr Dieter Uhl states that blossoms are generally only sporadically recorded in fossils. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Scientists in Germany are optimistic about finding out more about ancient ecosystems after discovering pollen in a fossilised beetle that lived around 50 million years ago. The insect has been…

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Extremely Rare Insect Species Believed Extinct For 130 Years Found In German Forest

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A specimen of rare insect Bittacus hageni, discovered by students during an outdoor zoological excursion in the Leipzig Riverside forest, Germany, in July of this year. (Lisa Hahn/Newsflash)

Specimens from an extremely rare insect species that was believed to have been extinct for 130 years have been found in a German forest. The insect, Bittacus hageni, a type…

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Swiss Force Government To Debate Insect Starvation

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The petition and the signatures are handed over at the Swiss parliament

Swiss citizens have gathered enough signatures to force the country's parliament to investigate the mass disappearance of insects. The non-binding petition was launched by an action group consisting of different…

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