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Italian researchers see clean-up potential in oil slick robot

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Jan. 19 - Fears of a possible environmental catastrophe caused by the Costa Concordia grounding, have rallied oil clean-up companies from across Europe to offer their services in the event of an oil spill from the vessel into the Mediterranean. But it's not just those companies who are watching events unfold. One group of scientists further along the coast see potential for the deployment of their newly-developed robotic catamaran, designed to identify dangerous chemicals in water. Jim Drury reports.

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