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Oceans

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Hundreds of floating robots could soon surveil the oceans

A deal between Boeing and Liquid Robotics, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, means fleets of seafaring robots will augment existing military aircraft and ships in monitoring the seas.

By September 23, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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A giant atlas of every living thing in the Southern Ocean

A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.

By August 28, 2014

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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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NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.

By October 25, 2013

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X Prize crowdsources three contests tackling ocean health

As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.

By October 22, 2013

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Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you

Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.

By October 15, 2013

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Liquid Robotics crowns PacX Challenge winner for ocean research

Beating out four fellow finalists, Tracy Villareal wins the PacX Challenge with a proposal to compare ocean data collected by satellites with data collected on the surface of the ocean.

By September 24, 2013

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YouTube's top engineer, wrangler of eons of video (Q&A)

Every month, YouTubers watch 6 billion hours of video. That's how long Homo sapiens have existed -- times three. Venkat Panchapakesan is the person figuring out how to deliver it all.

By October 5, 2014

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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.

By October 1, 2014