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Windmill Software are specialists in data acquisition and control.

Brilliant iridescent fish scales change colour depending on the angle from which you look at them. The very word is from the greek word...
Mussel with Byssus threads showing

Using a protein produced by mussels, researchers have created a reversible synthetic glue that not only can bond securely underwater - but also may be turned on and off with electricity.
Researchers use robomussels to monitor climate change

Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how climate change affects biodiversity. Developed by Northeastern University scientist Brian Helmuth, the "robomussels" have the shape,...
"Mike" Michael L. Baird [CC BY 2.0] https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/

Whales are the biggest animals to ever have existed on Earth, and yet some subsist on tiny creatures. How they do this is only...

One use for a robot like this is during underwater search and rescue operations. The robot modules could split up and search for survivors and recombine to lift heavy objects and open a passageway.
AUV

Submarine robots can act independently, finding and following squid.