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Diving for Coral-bots to repair the world's dying reefs

A new Kickstarter campaign hopes to fund autonomous underwater robots that will navigate the depths to repair threatened coral reefs.

By April 17, 2013


Your sunscreen is helping kill the coral reefs

A key UV-blocking ingredient in sunscreen has been proven toxic to coral, contributing to reef death around the world.

By October 20, 2015


Seek-and-destroy robot to stop starfish killing the Great Barrier Reef

The Queensland University of Technology is developing an autonomous robot to deal with the one of the biggest threats to the Great Barrier Reef: Crown-of-Thorns Starfish.

By September 7, 2015


Watch: Beach-walking 'FlipperBot' inspired by baby turtles

Copying turtle movements, this machine out of the Georgia Institute of Technology teaches how bio-inspired robots can shed light on scientific principles.

By April 25, 2013


Coral-repairing robots make life better down where it's wetter

Scientists have developed special robots to trawl damaged coral reefs, transplanting healthy coral as they go -- but they need your help!

By April 19, 2013