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Can Mass. ocean robots help find missing Malaysian jet?

Can they help solve the mystery of the missing Malaysian airliner?

Can a fleet of undersea robots designed in Massachusetts help solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

They’ve done this kind of thing before. In 2011, robot subs from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution tracked down the remains of an Air France plane that had crashed into the Atlantic Ocean two years earlier.

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