the RoboRoach device and smartphone app

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/10/20/237129154/whats-creepy-crawly-and-a-champion-of-neuroscience?ft=1&f=1007

When you swipe your finger on your mobile phone, the app sends a message using Bluetooth to the device, which then sends a small pulse of electricity into the left or right antenna.

The result: a cockroach that follows your directions.

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Image source and full article: http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/10/20/237129154/whats-creepy-crawly-and-a-champion-of-neuroscience?ft=1&f=1007

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