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Robot fish makes waves in Bath

Scientists at the University of Bath have been making waves in the marine world with a new robot that uses nature for inspiration.

They have been working on a prototype submarine that swims like a fish and can be used in shallow water close to the shore.

BBC Points West's Ali Vowles has been looking at the breakthrough technology.

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