Undersea explorer Barry Clifford discovered the sunken 'Whydah' ship off Cape Cod in 1984 and has since pulled up about 200,000 artifacts. He calls this stretch of sea floor the 'yellow brick road' because he believes there's more treasure.
AP (Nov. 13, 2013) The nuclear-powered NR-1, launched in Groton in 1969, was one of the most secretive vessels in the US undersea force. Five years after her retirement, the full extent of her missions may never be ... watch video
AP (May 14, 2014) A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus' flagship vessel the Santa Maria, an explorer said Tuesday, though experts expressed caution about a discovery that was far ... watch video
May 27, 2015 Scientists have developed methods of using commercial-grade laser equipment to find and analyze fossils of dinosaurs. The new laser method causes fossil samples to fluoresce, ... read more
May 21, 2015 Despite a billion years of evolution separating humans from the baker's yeast in their refrigerators, hundreds of genes from an ancestor that the two species have in common ... read more
Oct. 9, 2014 Divers and archaeologists have retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote island of Antikythera. The rescued antiquities include ... read more
Apr. 23, 2014 A person, who acts immorally or recklessly but is “lucky” by escaping dire consequences, is judged less harshly than an “unlucky” person, even when both have committed the same act. ... read more
Jan. 10, 2012 Scientists have revealed details of the world's most extreme deep-sea volcanic vents, five kilometers down in a rift in the Caribbean seafloor. The undersea hot springs, which lie 0.8 kilometers ... read more