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New underwater vehicles can photograph regions of the ocean floor that were once considered too risky.
The vehicles’ software system—developed by Sarah Houts, a doctoral candidate in Stanford University’s Aerospace Robotics Laboratory—could for the first time allow vehicles to autonomously take images of twisting ravines and other hazardous topographical features.
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