Roaches Run so Robots Can Amble (video) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Eeewww, a cockroach! Then it zips off before the swatter appears. Now, researchers have leveraged the bug's superb scurrying skills to create a cleverly simple method to assess and improve locomotion in robots. Credit Georgia Tech / Adam Karcz / Ben Brumfield / Sponberg / Neveln Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.