Sophisticated Robot Performs Delicate Undersea Research

March 2, 2016 04:21 PM
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An experimental robot with a gentle touch is helping scientists unlock the mysteries of delicate marine life. Known as "Squishy Fingers," the undersea machine can gently collect samples in deep water — at depths far beyond the reach of human divers. VOA's Deborah Block has more.