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SENSOR SNIFFS OUT METHANE IN DEEP-SEA VENTS AND COWS

Sensor sniffs out methane in deep-sea vents and cows

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that traps heat about 20 times more effectively than carbon dioxide.Understanding the sources of methane, and how...

Ocean-Going Robotic Submarine Returns

Scientists are celebrating the first successful deployment and retrieval in Australia of a remotely controlled, deep ocean-going robotic submarine destined to play a central...

Mussel sensors pave the way for new environmental monitoring tools

>When mussels feed, they open their shells; but if there's something noxious in the water, they immediately close their shells, all at once. New fitbit for mussels gives early warning of toxins.

Underwater Internet coming Soon?

You don't usually find a wireless network whilst underwater, but that may change as researchers develop a deep-sea internet

Autonomous shipping is the future for the maritime industry

In terms of transportation, we hear a lot about the future of land-based travel, with self-driving cars a hot topic for discussion. We also...

Wave-Powered Robot Completes 9000 Mile Journey

The first wave powered autonomous marine robot, called “Papa Mau”, has completed a 9,000 nautical mile (16,668 kilometers) scientific journey across the Pacific Ocean...
Marine sensing

Underwater sensing with light and sound

Oceanic sensor networks that collect and transmit real-time data could transform our understanding of marine ecology and improve pollution and disaster management. A research...
Underwater glider with sensors

Data shared from 1,900 sensors in the Gulf of Mexico to be quality assured

Nineteen thousand sensors collect data in the Gulf of Mexico every day, feeding it back to researchers around the world. The information acquired is...
Electric eel

Electric eel inspires new power source

Could the electric eel inspire a self-charging power source for implantable devices such as heart pacemakers, sensors, drug delivery pumps, or prosthetics?The ongoing...
Researchers use robomussels to monitor climate change

Robomussels 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,...