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Battery free underwater sensing

No batteries needed for underwater exploration

Blue Planet inspires underwater network of IoT sensors

Transparent Eel-like Robot Swims Silently Underwater

The bot is a step toward a future when soft robots can swim in the ocean alongside fish and invertebrates without disturbing or harming them.

Fleet of robots maps ocean fronts

The robots will help us to understand and monitor how key issues such as climate change, ocean acidification, unsustainable fishing, pollution, waste, loss of habitats and biodiversity, shipping, security and mining are affecting global ocean sustainability and stewardship.
Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Today, underwater sensors cannot share data with those on land, as both use different wireless signals that only work in their respective mediums. Radio...

Seals to keep watch on remote Antarctic glacier

Two species of seals will help keep watch on a huge glacier in West Antarctica that is at risk of collapse.
Shoal of Fish

Swimming fish may improve the design of robots

The constant, seemingly random, movement of fish is actually gives them the best sensory feedback they can get to navigate the world, say Johns...
Renewable energy - windmills

What are the different types of renewable energy?

Renewable energy is generating power using sustainable, environmentally-friendly sources. Research has shown that the effects of climate change, caused by industries such as meat,...
Coral Reef

Scientists Reveal New Technique to Monitor Coral Reef ‘Vital Signs’

With the world’s coral reefs threatened by coastal development, pollution, rising sea temperatures and other factors, scientists have developed a new method to monitor the health of these underwater ecosystems.

Underwater robot could help in search and rescue

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.
underwater internet

Aquatic internet and underwater WiFi approaches

Aquatic internet that sends data through light beams could enable divers to instantly transmit footage from under the sea to the surface.Wireless internet under...