Richard Branson's latest effort is to send a solo submersible to the deepest spot in all five of the Earth's oceans.
Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.
Hawkes Ocean Technologies shows off its $1.5 million submersible, which is capable of launching anywhere in the world and descending to 1,000 feet below sea level.
The Nereus unmanned deep-sea vehicle is lost at sea after attempting a dramatic dive into an ocean trench.
A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.
A smartphone-connected breathalyzer has taken out the top consumer electronics prize at Australia's Good Design Awards, beating a portable cinema camera, a Kickstarter-funded charging cable and the Leap Motion Controller for the top prize.
For CNET's Dan Terdiman, it's a dream come true: "flying" underwater in the $1.7 million DeepFlight SuperFalcon.
Adventurers discuss the challenges they face in their bid to become first to circumnavigate the globe without fossil fuel in the Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane that can fly at night.
The director pilots a submersible to the ocean's deepest point in the Mariana Trench, becoming the first person to make the nearly 7-mile dive alone. Naturally, a 3D film is in the works.
The efforts of James Cameron, the first person to make a solo dive to the ocean's deepest spot, and those by Richard Branson are finally putting ocean exploration in the public eye.