Archive: 10/11/2011

Increased acidity not an even test for coral reefs

Coral reefs can both positively and negatively influence the acidity of their surrounding seawater. That is the take-home message of two papers recently published in the international journal Global Change Biology, by a group ...

dateNov 10, 2011 in Environment
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Helping robots hold on

Since the 1970s, when early autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) were developed at MIT, Institute scientists have tackled various barriers to robots that can travel autonomously in the deep ocean. This four-part series examines ...

dateNov 10, 2011 in Engineering
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