A robot that eats pollution

Title:
A robot that eats pollution
Speaker:
Jonathan Rossiter
Description:

Meet the "Row-bot," a robot that cleans up pollution and generates the electricity needed to power itself by swallowing dirty water. Roboticist Jonathan Rossiter explains how this special swimming machine, which uses a microbial fuel cell to neutralize algal blooms and oil slicks, could be a precursor to biodegradable, autonomous pollution-fighting robots.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
closed TED
Project:
TEDTalks
Duration:
14:10