Doctors in Chennai successfully removed a cockroach from a woman's skull, and if she had not come earlier, she would have been brain-dead.
As the intense heat and humidity in New York City worsens this week, cockroaches are planning an invasion, all thanks to a massive heat wave and climate change.
Amazed by the sneaky and speedy ability of cockroaches, researchers created a bio-inspired robot that could one day be used to search through rubble in disaster zones and free victims.
When cockroaches need to chew through tough materials they turn on muscled mandible boosters that supply them with super-charged chewing powers.
After solving and controlling the mechanisms responsible for a cockroach's mobility, researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) believe these findings could be applied to helping the handicapped walk, building more stable robots, and improving autonomous vehicles.
The infamous invaders of kitchens, motel, and more, cockroaches have long been associated with filth and disgust. However, new research is associating them with personality as well, as they provide a strong example of individuality among insect populations.
A newly discovered species of wasp in Southeast Asia that sucks the life out of cockroaches was appropriately named after the terrifying dementors from J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series.
Researchers have discovered three new species of cockroaches belonging to the Pseudophoraspism genus in China