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THE SEAL WHISKERERS: NAVY LOOKS TO SEA LIFE FOR NEW SHIPS

The U.S. Navy is enlisting the help of seals - but not the kind of highly trained special operatives with whom it usually associates.

Real seals, specifically their whiskers, may be the key to a new way for ships and underwater vehicles to sense their environment, scientists think.

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