Engineers develop self-charging turtle surveillance robot
A Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) swims underwater in San Cristobal island, Galapagos Archipelago. [AFP]
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online As part of an ongoing attempt to develop underwater robots capable of thinking on their own, engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created a mechanical turtle capable of performing complicated tasks such as surveillance and energy harvesting. In addition, the turtle robot is maneuverable, operates…