Cockroach

Cafe Coffee Day employee slaps man after he films cockroaches, later accuses him of sexual harassment – Watch

Cafe Coffee Day employee slaps man after he films cockroaches, later accuses him of sexual harassment – Watch

While visiting the CCD Jaipur outlet on March 12, Arpan Verma shot a video of cockroaches in what he said was the freezer of the outlet.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Doctors at Chennai's Stanley Medical College and Hospital remove live cockroach from woman's nostril

Doctors at Chennai's Stanley Medical College and Hospital remove live cockroach from woman's nostril

Doctors in the Ent department at Stanley Medical College Hospital in Channai have removed a live cockroach from woman's nasal cavity.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

How cockroach `turbocharges` bite

 The study indicates that cockroaches use a combination of fast and slow twitch muscle fibers to give their mandibles a 'force boost' that allows them to chew through tough materials.

Nov 12, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

TN: Cockroach found in milk packet

A cockroach found in Aavin milk packet triggered shock and surprise among the consumers in the city.

Aug 30, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Cockroach from dinosaur era was fearsome night-time hunter

A 100-million-year-old cockroach specimen found preserved in amber is part of a new family of extinct predatory cockroaches that hunted at night, scientists say.

May 03, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Exposure to mouse can cause more asthma-related issues in children than cockroach

 Scientists have found that exposure to mouse could cause more asthma-related emergency department visits for children than exposure to cockroach.

Nov 09, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

Scientists discover 39 new cockroach species in US and Mexico

Scientists have discovered 39 new species of endemic desert cockroaches from the southwestern US and Mexico.

Feb 27, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

This cockroach crawls after 49 million year break

That a species of cockroach found only in text books has made an appearance after a 49-million-year hiatus can actually make the skin of the strongest man crawl!

Jan 07, 2014, 09:17 AM IST

BJP calls Khurshid `cockroach` after his `Narendra Modi a frog` remark

The Bharatiya Janata Party hit back at External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid for his `frog` jibe at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Aug 17, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Roaches evolving to avoid sugary baits

Cockroach loses its sweet tooth! A strain of cockroaches have outsmarted human efforts to kill them by evolving taste buds that make sweet insecticide baits taste bitter, scientists have found.

May 24, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

300m-year-old `ancestor of the cockroaches` recreated

Scientists have recreated 305 million-year-old insects which they claim were early ancestors of the cockroach.

Sep 28, 2012, 18:16 PM IST

Indian restaurant fined for cockroach infestation in Oz

An Indian takeaway restaurant in Sydney has been slapped with a fine of over 97,000 Australian dollar.

Sep 04, 2012, 13:07 PM IST

Cockroach essential to earth`s delicate ecosystem

People need to stop stamping on cockroaches, as one of the most despised of all insects is essential to our planet for converting nitrogen into fertiliser, experts have said.

Jun 25, 2012, 09:26 AM IST

Cockroaches could help combat E.coli

Powerful antibiotic molecules in cockroach and locust tissues can counter MRSA and E.coli bugs.

Sep 05, 2010, 19:00 PM IST

Cockroaches could help combat E.coli

Powerful antibiotic molecules in cockroach and locust tissues can counter MRSA and E.coli bugs.

Sep 05, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Cockroach ancestor

Scientists have unveiled an early ancestor of the cockroach.

Apr 17, 2010, 09:37 AM IST

Heathcliffe: World`s Heaviest Insect

Heathcliffe, a giant burrowing cockroach, could be the world’s heaviest insect. The cockroach, 85mm in length and 40mm in width, gives birth to live young ones, unlike other members of its family who lay eggs.

Aug 28, 2009, 20:49 PM IST