Scientists Develop Robotic Fish That Consumes Microplastics
Sector: Plastics & Pollution
One of the dangers posed by microplastic pollution in the oceans is that fish and other marine life might eat it by mistake. But could a solution to the problem involve a robot designed to consume it on purpose?
Researchers at Sichuan University in China have developed a proof-of-concept for a robotic fish that can absorb microplastics through its body.
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by Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch
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