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Robotic crayfish could save lives


Scientists in Hull have teamed up with a university in Tokyo to develop marine robots that could help save lives.

They claim the devices could prove crucial to tackling future pollution incidents at sea as well as helping in the exploration of outer space.

Jake Zuckerman reports.


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