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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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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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The world-class deep-sea vehicles of Woods Hole (photos)

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman checked in to see the amazing Nereus hybrid remotely operated vehicle.

16 Images By July 17, 2010

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Undersea robot captures rare deep-sea eruption

Scientists get an up-close (and high-def) look at molten lava and billowing ash in the deepest underwater volcanic eruption ever seen.

By December 18, 2009

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Deep-sea volcanic explosion--part 1 (video)

This is a sequence of explosive degassing events as bubbles of gas-rich magma burst, spewing lava fragments into the water. At same time, lava is being extruded out of the vent and down the slope. The area in view is about 6-10 feet across in an eruptive area approximately 100 yards that runs along the summit.

December 18, 2009

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Deep-sea volcanic explosion--part 2 (video)

This spectacular sequence is a closer view of the eruption with violent magma degassing events producing bright flashes of hot magma. Lava is blown up into the water before settling back to the seafloor, and large plugs of lava flow rapidly down the slope. In the foreground is the front of the Jason remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) with sampling hoses. The area in view is about 6-10 feet across in an eruptive area approximately 100 yards that runs along the summit.

December 18, 2009

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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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Send a text message while deep-sea diving

It's made for emergencies, not idle IM chats.

By January 8, 2008

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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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Photos: NOAA explorer to bring deep sea to the surface

Docked in San Francisco, Okeanos Explorer is newly tricked out with tech to share the excitement of deep ocean discoveries with the world.

15 Images By July 24, 2009