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Deep-sea submersible

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Virgin Oceanic's deep-sea submersible (images)

Richard Branson's latest effort is to send a solo submersible to the deepest spot in all five of the Earth's oceans.

8 Images By April 5, 2011

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Will Cameron's deep-sea voyage yield breakthrough drugs?

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.

By April 12, 2012

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A personal deep-sea submersible takes flight

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.

By May 13, 2009

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$8M robo-submarine implodes deep under the ocean

The Nereus unmanned deep-sea vehicle is lost at sea after attempting a dramatic dive into an ocean trench.

By May 12, 2014

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Underwater Iron Man to search for world's oldest computer

A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.

By June 5, 2014

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​iPhone-connected breathalyzer takes out top Australian tech design award

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.

By May 28, 2014

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Underwater aviation, flying to the 'edge of darkness'

For CNET's Dan Terdiman, it's a dream come true: "flying" underwater in the $1.7 million DeepFlight SuperFalcon.

By May 10, 2014

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Tackling an around-the-world plane flight -- without fossil fuel

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.

By December 2, 2012

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James Cameron hits the world's floor -- and returns

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.

By March 26, 2012

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Cameron and Branson race to bring urgent attention to oceans

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.

By March 26, 2012