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Cockroaches

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Cockroaches

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Alex talks with Hanan Davidowitz, a physicst at the NEC Research Laboratory in Princeton, New Jersey. Mr. Davidowitz published a study in the current issue of the journal Nature about the ability of cockroaches to sense and escape impending danger through subtle changes in the wind around them.

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