Row-bot cleans dirty water and powers itself by eating microbes

Row-bot cleans dirty water and powers itself by eating microbes

Row-bot with mouth open to take in water – inset shows mouth closed (Credit: University of Bristol) Image Gallery (4 images) Inspired by the water boatman bug, a team at the University of Bristol has created the Row-bot, a robot prototype that is designed to punt itself across the top of the water in dirty ponds or lakes, and "eat" the microbes it scoops up. It then breaks these […]