My primary focus is searching for undiscovered species—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans.
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Now Robert Ballard hopes to find evidence of humans who migrated into North America.
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These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
Underwater robot may help scientists detect life on other planets
Free dive to 55 feet? No sweat. It's the return trip that could kill you.
Taber MacCallum helps hazmat divers safely explore contaminated waters
Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.
They hang between life and death in a delicate balance.
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It's an ultrafast killing machine with bleeding-edge aerodynamics. Not a pet.
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Researchers discover that devil rays dive deeper than anyone knew--and solve a biological mystery in the process
Can a crew of scientists and volunteers armed with homemade trackers save sharks from extinction?
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
For a 24-hour view of one of the most vibrant coral reefs on Earth, book a room at the world's first underwater hotel
Scuba-trained investigators are learning protocols for examining watery graves. Rule #1 is not so high-tech: Watch out for 'gators.
Two angles on the world's most dangerous high-altitude, high-tech daredevil stunt.