Diving seabirds: Working hard and living long
Scientists have found that diving birds reach their 30s and then die quickly and suddenly, showing few signs of aging prior to death. Their findings, which will be presented at the Society for Experimental ...
China submersible breaks 7,000-metre mark
A manned Chinese submersible broke through the 7,000-metre mark for a new national record on Sunday, state media said, as the rising Asian nation showed off its technological might.
Submersible sets new China dive record (Update)
A manned Chinese submersible set a new record for the country's deepest sea dive Friday, over 6,000 metres, showing Beijing's technological ambitions as it also readies for its first manned space docking.
China's Jiaolong sub to attempt deepest manned-dive
A Chinese submersible is poised to attempt the country's deepest-ever manned dive, state media said Monday, as Beijing seeks to reach another technological milestone.
Director Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
"Titanic" director James Cameron reached the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean in his solo submarine, mission partner the National Geographic said Sunday.
Study of diving beetles suggest sperm evolution may be driven by changes in female reproductive organs
Studying female reproductive tracts and sperm in diving beetles (Dytiscidae), researchers from the University of Arizona and Syracuse University have obtained a glimpse into a bizarre and amazing world of spe ...
China sub makes first dive to below 5,000m
A Chinese submersible conducted the country's deepest manned dive Tuesday in the latest technological milestone for China, which theoretically puts most of the ocean floor's vast resources within its reach.
China attempts dive to 5,000m: state media
A Chinese submersible embarked on what the crew hoped would be the country's deepest manned dive ever Tuesday, state media reported, as it seeks to exploit the vast resources of the ocean floor. ...
China sub makes first dive to below 4,000m
A Chinese submersible conducted the country's deepest manned dive ever Thursday in the latest milestone for China's deep-sea ambitions as it seeks to exploit the vast resources of the ocean floor.
The diving bell and the water spider: How spiders breathe under water
Water spiders spend their entire lives under water, only venturing to the surface to replenish their diving bell air supply. Yet no one knew how long the spiders could remain submerged until Roger Seymour ...
Penguins continue diving long after muscles run out of oxygen
Breathing heavily at the edge of an ice hole, an Antarctic emperor penguin prepares to dive. Taking a last gulp of air, the bird descends and may not emerge again for another 20 minutes. The penguin initially ...
How diving leatherback turtles regulate buoyancy
Virtually nothing is known about leatherback turtle diving strategies, but on Nov. 12, 2010, an international team of UK and US based scientists publish their discovery that leatherbacks regulate their buoyancy by varying ...
Old diving tank air extends CSIRO Air Archive
Atmospheric scientists believe air contained in disused dive tanks can potentially extend what is already the longest record of greenhouse gases in the Southern Hemisphere.
Shoot video on the ski slopes with camera goggles
Liquid Image, a company which made a splash last year with diving masks featuring a built-in still and video camera, now has its lens trained on the ski slopes.