Human skeletal remains were found in the Antikythera shipwreck. DNA from the bones may help shed light on the lives of people who were aboard the ill-fated ancient ship.
Ancient September 19, 2016
New York-based underwater explorers have discovered the second-oldest shipwreck in the Great Lakes. The wreckage belonged to the Washington, a Canadian-owned sloop that sank in Lake Ontario during a storm in 1803.
Ancient August 18, 2016
The 2,100-year-old Antikythera mechanism may have also been used for astrology and not just for tracking the sun, moon and the planets. How did this ancient device work?
Ancient June 16, 2016
An ancient device thought to predict astronomical events may have been a computer built 21 centuries ago. Why did ancient Greeks build this machine?
Ancient June 12, 2016
A shipwreck in New Taipei has caused oil to spill on the shore of Shihmen. The vessel also contains toxic chemicals that could damage the ecosystem.
Society March 28, 2016
Millions of shipwrecks are scattered across the globe. Scientists found a cheaper way to locate and monitor these submerged ships.
Earth/Environment March 16, 2016
Shipwreck believed to be part of Vasco da Gama's fleet was found off the coast of Oman. Investigations and analyses are still ongoing, but as per initial reports, the ship looks like Esmeralda, which was a ship led by da Gama's uncle, Vicente Sodré.
Arts & Culture March 15, 2016
Archaeologists discovered a shipwreck about 150 years old off the coast of North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. Three blockage runners used in the Civil War - Spunkie, Agnes E. Fry and Georgianna McCaw - are known to have been lost in the area.
Animals March 9, 2016
Researchers discovered that a 500-year-old shipwreck and tree-ring data can help in better analyzing how climate change affects hurricane activity. The research was the first to utilize shipwrecks as a hurricane activity substitute.
Earth/Environment March 8, 2016
Archaeologists from NOAA have discovered the remains of two American whaling vessels that sank in the Arctic long the Alaskan coast during the 19th century. The ships were believed to have been stranded because of high levels of ice formations in the area.
Earth/Environment January 11, 2016
Items unearthed at an Alaskan site tell a story of survival in harsh conditions. Crewmembers of the sunken Russian ship Neva used material scrounged from the wreckage to survive for a month awaiting resue.
September 12, 2015
After sleeping underwater for nearly 60 years, the USS Mission San Miguel, a World War II naval tanker, has been found thanks to routine research assessment off the coast of Hawaii.
Society August 31, 2015
The shipwreck was accidentally found as scientists explore the ecology of deep-sea methane. Archeologists said the lost ship may date back from the time of the American Revolution.
July 19, 2015
A giant Japanese submarine that carried aircraft meant to bomb the U.S. has been photographed off Pearl Harbor. Captured at the end of World War II, the sub was deliberately sunk to hide its secrets from the Soviet Union.
Animals April 29, 2015
Shipwrecks are revealed under the unusually clear waters of Lake Michigan, as seen in photographs by a Coast Guard helicopter crew. What is being seen under the water?
Earth/Environment April 20, 2015
Sitting half a mile beneath water of the Farallon Islands, the remains of the USS Independence have been discovered, in superb condition. This is her story.
Geek April 17, 2015
Samples have been obtained from bottles of beer laying in a shipwreck beneath the Baltic Sea since the 1840s. Although still chemically recognizable as beer, it isn't going to win any brewing awards, researchers admit.
March 6, 2015
Divers exploring an ancient shipwreck discovered 39 ingots believed to be made of the legendary metal orichalcum that Plato said was forged and used in the city of Atlantis.
Animals January 10, 2015
The Umpqua II was scuttled in Monterey Bay 32 years ago, and was recently re-discovered by geologists studying an earthquake fault.
November 6, 2014
An ancient shipwreck off the coast of Italy is being investigated in an effort to learn more about the world of 2,200 years ago.
Life October 28, 2014
Divers were able to recover new artifacts from the Antikythera shipwreck in Greece using sophisticated diving gear such as the Exosuit. The latest expedition yielded ship components, a bronze spear and tableware.
Arts & Culture October 15, 2014
Scientists have made some new discoveries in the Roman shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera. The ship sank more than 2,000 years ago and was first found in 1900.
Internet Culture October 10, 2014
The Santa Maria was lost on the first journey of Christopher Columbus to the New World, and a new report states wreckage found in Haiti is not the famous ship.
Life October 6, 2014
The Antikythera mechanism was the world's oldest known computer. Marine archaeologists are exploring an ancient shipwreck to find missing pieces of the device.
September 18, 2014
Researchers exploring an ancient shipwreck for a computer-like artifact are using a new deep-sea exosuit. The special diving gear allows them to spend more time safely underwater.
Internet Culture September 17, 2014
Suit will turn diver into an underwater Iron Man to investigate shipwreck deep under the Aegean Sea. Wreck has already yielded a unique device thought to be one of the world's oldest computers.
Life September 16, 2014
Researchers have discovered a really well preserved shipwreck in Malta. The ship likely dates back to 700 BCE.
Society August 27, 2014
An ancient shipwreck from BCE 700 may be the oldest ever discovered in the Mediterranean, according to a government official from Malta.
August 27, 2014