EncROACHment: New York’s Invasive Cockroaches

9:05 minutes

Since the founding of colonial Jamestown, cockroaches have scuttled through the dark spaces of Americans’ homes and our nightmares. But just recently, a new roach appeared on the New York City scene—one with the ability to tolerate the cold outdoors. What is this winter-ready roach and where did it come from? Join Rutgers University roach researchers as they unravel clues to identify this intruder and what its emergence represents.

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Emily Driscoll

Emily Driscoll is a science documentary producer in New York, New York. Her production company is BonSci Films.

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Luke Groskin is Science Friday’s video producer. He’s on a mission to make you love spiders and other odd creatures.