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2015-04-22 12:32:35

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) devices are used for delivering pure oxygen (100%) to the tissues under higher atmospheric pressures.

2015-04-20 04:23:16

TOKYO, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Production by Order Starts on April 20 - QUIKSILVER JAPAN Co., Ltd.

2015-04-15 12:27:24

Development of "MP" Brand Brings New Line of Technical Swim Products for Competitive Swimmers That Features Proprietary Technologies & Performance-Driven Designs VISTA, Calif., April

2015-04-08 23:02:45

Re-Imagined Swimwear Is Flattering, Versatile, And Stays Put Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2015 prAna’s new collection of lightweight wetsuits and

2015-03-23 08:20:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has received a contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane, Indiana, to provide sonar domes for surface combat

2015-03-20 12:22:52

DALLAS, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Automotive Temperature & Humidity Sensor Market by Technology (CMOS, MEMS, TFPT),

2015-03-11 23:22:56

During an emergency in the ocean water, first responders rely on timing and precision.

2015-02-11 23:10:09

The SunJack LightStick™ is a rugged, high efficiency portable lighting solution complete with internal powerbank. Placentia, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2015

2014-12-24 12:22:03

DALLAS, December 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "SONAR Systems and Technology Market by Type - Active, Passive, By Application - Commercial, Military,

2014-12-17 12:21:47

DALLAS, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "SONAR Systems and Technology Market by Type (Active, Passive), By Application [Commercial


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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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2010-11-15 16:08:22

A bathysphere, designed John H. J. Butler in 1928, is an un-powered deep-sea submersible that is lowered into the ocean on a cable. Watson Stillman Hydraulic Machinery Company handled the casting of the steel sphere. The first version was too heavy but they created a lighter design consisting of a hollow sphere of 1-inch-thick cast steel. The vessel had quartz windows, the strongest transparent material of the time, and a 400-pound hatch that was bolted down before descent. Oxygen came from...

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