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US Navy Bomb-Sniffing Dolphins Get The Axe, Replaced By Robots
2012-12-03 14:18:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dolphins are remarkable creatures. Their impeccable eyesight, exceptional sonar abilities and gracefulness underwater not only make them an undersea wonder, it also aids in their ability to hunt and track down prey. Marine biologists are well aware of the intelligence of dolphins and have been studying and training them for years. These gentle marine mammals have even been used for national security, protecting our borders...

Sensor Detects Explosives Underwater
2012-11-26 22:01:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new sensor has been developed to help detect whether or not a boat may be floating on top of a bomb laying on the sea floor. The Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) and Sky Research joined together with CSIRO in a project to develop the bomb sniffer. CSIRO electrical engineer Dr. Keith Leslie said the method for finding undetonated underwater explosives is similar to that used to detect...


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