Date:11 May 2016
An intelligent humanoid mermaid-robot that can assist with underwater research has been created by researchers at Stanford University in the USA. Called OceanOne, the robot was born from the need to study coral reefs in the Dead Sea below the safety point of human divers. Watch the video above to find out how OceanOne works, and how its maiden swim was managed.
Video credit: DRASSM/Stanford University/Gedeon Programmes