Imagine a robotic lab that can sample ocean organisms on its own and perform DNA analysis of what it finds. William Ussler, of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, describes how a prototypical robotic explorer is helping study the life around undersea thermal vents.
A Robot Lab to Survey the Sea Floor
By editor • Aug 23, 2013
Originally published on August 23, 2013 1:26 pm