Super-Strength Cyborg Penguins

Military researchers have been hard at work developing mechanical suits that provide protection, strength, and endurance. A team at the University of West Florida's Institute for Human and Machine Cognition is also working on an undersea version that will give the wearer all the advantages of a penguin.
The team's concept is known as Performance Improving Self Contained Exoskeleton for Swimming ("PISCES"). They have looked at various bio-inspired systems that are based on animal propulsion, and borrowed design features from dolphins, sea turtles and, yes, penguins. They can't turn you into Michael Phelps, but they can certainly make a big difference improve speed and endurance.

The lower body of the suit works like normal swim fins with a power boost. The upper body design mimics the movements of a penguin -which is not natural for humans. They're still working on the details.

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I hope they stay out water frequented by Great White Sharks! Actually, I feel like it could make for a great special on Shark Week, "Robo-Seal v. Jaws". (Robo-Penguin just doesn't flow off the tongue.
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