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JEROS – swimming robot that controls overpopulated jellyfish population

By Maja Bosanac
One Comment12 October 2013

kaist-jeros-robotA group of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a jellyfish removal robot named Jellyfish Elimination Robotic Swarm (JEROS). This cooperative robot is designed to patrol the seas in swarms in order to detect and destroy jellyfish swarms. After four years of development, JEROS recently successfully finished its… »

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Cyro – large robotic jellyfish

By Damir Beciri
One Comment30 March 2013

jellyfishA group of researchers at the Virginia Tech College of Engineering, who previously developed a small robotic jellyfish Robojelly, developed its larger version and named it Cyro – a name derived from “cyanea” and “robot”. The cyanea part of the name originates from cyanea capillata (Lion’s mane jellyfish) – the largest known species of jellyfish… »


Medusoid – artificial jellyfish swims in a heartbeat

By Damir Beciri
29 July 2012

medusoid-jellyA team of researchers at Harvard University and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) managed to combine inanimate silicon and living cardiac muscle cells into a freely swimming “jellyfish”. Aside proving reverse engineering of variety of muscular organs and simple life forms, it suggests a broader definition of what counts as synthetic life and it… »