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Robotic submarine completes 7th mission to locate missing jet

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:16

A robotic mini-submarine deployed to unprecedented depths has searched approximately 50 per cent of the focused underwater area of the Indian Ocean floor

Soon, attack drones that can attack from ocean floor

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 16:29

The Pentagon has developed attack drones that can patiently wait on the ocean floor for years.

Missing MH370 plane search at `critical juncture`: Malaysia

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:00

The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a "very critical juncture", Malaysia`s transport minister said Saturday as authorities mull whether to reassess a challenging search of the Indian Ocean seabed that has so far found nothing.

MH370 search to be most costly ever at $100 mn: Analysts

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:31

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep under the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing.

`Oil slick not related to missing Malaysian jet`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:33

The Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) confirmed Thursday that an oil slick collected in the Southern Indian Ocean is not aircraft engine oil or hydraulic fluid.

UN weather agency warns of `El Nino` this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 22:32

The UN weather agency today warned there was a good chance of an "El Nino" climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean this year, bringing droughts and heavy rainfall to the rest of the world.

Hunt for MH370: Mini-sub Bluefin-21 to make fresh attempt as deep water aborts first search

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 09:13

The unmanned submarine hunting for wreckage of the missing Malaysian jet MH370 will make a second attempt on Tuesday after aborting its first search mission as it encountered water deeper than its operating limits while scanning the floor of the southern Indian Ocean.

Fish from acidic ocean less able to smell predators

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:09

Researchers have said that fish living on coral reefs where carbon dioxide seeps from the ocean floor are less able to detect predator odor than fish from normal coral reefs.

Searchers consider undersea robot in hunt for MH370

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:52

Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week.

China mulls deploying manned submersible to trace MH370

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:41

China is planning to deploy its indigenous deep sea manned submersible to locate the wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner, even as searchers zeroed in an area of the remote Indian Ocean.

MH370 search: As it happened on Wednesday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 08:53

Time is running out for locating the black box of the Malaysian jet as the batteries are said to be past their advertised shelf life.

Malaysia Airlines hunt: Ships fail to detect new "pings"; searchers race against time

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 18:22

Search ships failed to detect any more underwater pulses after signals possibly from the missing Malaysian jet were recorded over the weekend, even as investigators were racing against time to locate the black box of the ill-fated aircraft before its beacons fall silent.