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2010-03-12 10:15:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to get more out of your vacation? Want to explore the wonders of the ocean from beneath the sea? Want to look a parrot fish in the eye? Take the plunge.

2010-01-04 16:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced today it has commissioned the construction of a dive support vessel (DSV) with an estimated capital cost of $17 million. Oceaneering expects delivery of the 200 foot by 46 foot vessel from a U.S.

2009-08-04 10:02:10

Divers who held their breath for several minutes had elevated levels of a protein that can signal brain damage, according to a new study from the Journal of Applied Physiology.

2009-07-28 09:37:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that summer is in full swing, stories about home pool or hot tub tragedies are making headlines across the county.

2009-07-24 20:20:23

Guo Jingjing won her 10th career World Diving Championships gold medal Friday, teaming with Wu Minxia to capture the women's springboard synchronized title. Guo has won both the individual and synchronized 3-meter gold at each of the last five world championships.

2009-07-23 20:07:53

Olympic champion He Chong of China edged American Troy Dumais Thursday to win the 3-meter springboard gold medal at the World Diving Championships. He won the same event in Beijing last year when Chinese divers thoroughly dominated the Olympics in Beijing, claiming seven of the eight diving gold medals. There are 10 diving events at the world championships and of the eight contested thus far, China has won five. He turned in the top score on only two of the six dives, but was consistent...

2009-07-23 10:01:16

News reports last week about scuba divers off San Diego being menaced by large numbers of Humboldt's or jumbo squid have raised the ire of University of Rhode Island biologist Brad Seibel.

2009-07-15 19:44:51

U.S. orthopedic surgeons say divers need to ensure the depth of a body of water is double the distance of the height from which they are diving.

2009-06-25 06:40:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here and along with days spent at the pool, lake or ocean comes the increased risk of water-related injuries.

2009-06-17 12:22:00

Dive Industry Holds Press Conference with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and US Coast Guard to Announce Campaign SAN DIEGO, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, representatives from the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) and the Divers Alert Network (DAN), joined officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for a press conference at the USCG Miami Sector to unveil the first...

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