Underwater robots just discovered the world’s biggest dead zone

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Underwater robots exploring off the coast of Oman made a devastating discovery this week. In the Gulf of Oman, researchers found the largest dead zone in the world, covering at least the size of Scotland and possibly more. Scientists knew that there was a dead zone in the Gulf of Oman, but until now, they had no idea how bad it was.

Scientists from University of East Anglia and Oman’s Sultan Qaboos University launched undersea robots to explore the dead zone. They published their findings… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Adidas reveals first shoe made almost completely by robots

The future is here and has some great-looking shoes. Adidas just revealed its Futurecraft MFG sneaker, which was made almost entirely by robots. It’s the first product to come out of the shoe giant’s new Speedfactory facility.

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