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Control the movements of a live cockroach from your own mobile device! This is the world's first commercially available cyborg!
183 backers pledged $12,339 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Impedance Level: We appreciate your support in helping us create the world's first commercially available cyborg. You will be listed on our website as a backer and be updated on progress of the RoboRoach development.

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    Transistor Level: You will be listed on our website and updated on progress of the RoboRoach development. We will also send you a PDF copy of our first paper after it is published.

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    Golgi Level: A signed print of Cristina's hand-drawn RoboRoach artwork. Perfect for framing to proudly hang in your garage lab, basement lab, or bedroom lab.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    Capacitor Level: All the benefits of Transistor Level. Additionally, you will receive a limited edition RoboRoach T-Shirt. We will email you for your choice of color and size.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    Cockroach Level: All the benefits of Capacitor Level. We will also include a limited edition RoboRoach Coffee Mug.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Roboroach Level: All the benefits of Transistor Level and your very own RoboRoach Kit! (Cockroaches are not included, but we will tell you where you can order them from and how to care for them.)

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    Cyborg Level: Along with your very own RoboRoach you will receive a limited edition RoboRoach Backyard Brains Coffee Mug.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    Neuroprosthetic Level: All the benefits of the Cyborg Level. We will also include a dozen well behaved and well trained Cockroaches to go with your new Roboroach! (US only - our cockroaches don't like to travel outside US borders)

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    Subthalamic Level: All the Swag (shirt, coffee mug), your very own RoboRoach, AND a SpikerBox with RoboRoach recording leads to listen to antenna neural spikes! We will also include extra batteries and electrodes. (Roaches not included -- international shipping friendly).

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Thalamic Level: All the Swag (shirt, coffee mug) along with your very own roboroach, a spikerbox with RoboRoach recording leads, and a dozen adult living Cockroaches. Listen to antenna spikes! We will also include extra batteries and electrodes. (U.S. Only - Our roaches don't have passports)

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    The Feynman Level: Teachers unite! A classroom kit of RoboRoaches bundled for educators that want to teach neurotechnology in the classroom. A classroom kit contains RoboRoaches for 6 students and a limited edition coffee mug for those long nights and early mornings.

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