New undersea robot is ‘fast, hovers and carries several instruments’

November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): MBARI engineers recently demonstrated a new super-efficient autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) that can travel rapidly for hundreds of kilometres, "hover" in the water for weeks at a time, ... Read more...

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Underwater robot to collect information about Deepwater Horizon spill

May 30th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) in the US has sent an underwater robot to the Gulf of Mexico to gather information about the Deepwater Horizon spill.This ... Read more...

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Robot trawls seafloor, provides startling views of marine life

September 10th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A new robot spent most of July trawling the muddy ocean bottom, about 40 km off the California coast - somewhat like the robotic rovers Spirit and Opportunity ... Read more...

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Genes from tiny marine algae opens new avenues of research

April 11th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): By sequencing the DNA of two tiny marine algae, a team of scientists has opened up a myriad of possibilities for new research in algal physiology, plant biology, ... Read more...

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