A new autonomous robot called Aquanaut may be the closest thing we have to a real-life Transformer.

The robot can shape-shift between a mermaid-like humanoid form and a submarine form, according to IEEE Spectrum. That makes it better-suited for deep-sea repairs and other tasks that other robots struggle to perform — but are too dangerous for human divers.

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