Stingrays Unique and Round Shape may Inspire Improvement of Deep-Sea Vehicles

November 13, 2013 11:51 PM

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Could the movement of stingrays--cartilaginous fish classified in the Myliobatidae suborder--be the inspiration for the improvement of deep-sea vehicles' agility and fuel efficiency? Researchers from the University of Buffalo and Harvard University seem to think so as they are currently working on the design of more powerful underwater engines.

According to a recent study, these future engines could work to clean up parts of the unexplored oceanic-depths or even help during rescue efforts.

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