Octa-Glove: Underwater Glove Puts Octopus’ Abilities in The Hand of Humans
Virginia Tech A team of researchers led by Virginia Tech Assistant Professor Michael Bartlett has developed an octopus-inspired glove capable of securely gripping objects underwater. Their research was selected for the July 13 cover of Science Advances.
NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Restoration Blueprint for Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
By Rachel Plunkett One of the most significant marine conservation initiatives in the world — restoring sensitive habitats and managing resources in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary — is one step closer today as NOAA released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“proposed rule”) and draft revised management plan, together known as the…