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How drones and GoPro cameras are helping recover lost WWII planes
Every year, a team of scientists and researchers dive into the waters of the western Pacific, armed with drones, thermal cameras, metal detectors -- and the drive to solve a decades-old mystery.(11/7/2014 10:52:00 AM)
Locating World War II Airmen Lost in Waters Off Palau
During World War II, the western Pacific was a hotbed for combat. Numerous aircraft were lost in the waters off Palau, submerged for decades with little closure for the families of fallen airmen. Researchers from the University of Delaware and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, working with the non-profit BentProp Project, are using underwater robotics technologies to find them.(11/10/2014 9:28:30 AM)
High-tech robots assist in 20-year-old project to find WWII planes, remains
For two decades, a volunteer team has methodically searched for missing World War II aircraft near the Pacific island nation of Palau. Their primary interest is not in the metal wreckage itself but in the remains of servicemen who may still be inside.(11/14/2014 1:45:41 AM)
Local researchers make historic underwater find
"Once you find the wreckage, you realize you're coming across hallowed ground."(11/10/2014 10:53:11 PM)
'Project Recover' Searches for Long-Lost World War II Heroes
Underwater robots are helping researchers and volunteers discover the watery resting places of soldiers who have been missing since World War II. The initiative, called "Project Recover," uses autonomous robots equipped with sonar and cameras to scour the ocean floor. "It was certainly a humbling experience, just knowing you're the first person to reach this wreck in 70 years," Eric Terrill, a ...(11/11/2014 5:21:14 PM)
Iris to increase stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts to 80%
KUALA LUMPUR: Iris Corp Bhd is acquiring 3.33 million shares or a 50% stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts Ltd from UK Investment Holdings Ltd for US$5 million (RM16.4 million) or US$1.50 per share. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, Iris said its 60%-owned subsidiary Iris Land Sdn Bhd had signed an agreement with UK Investment for the proposed acquisition. The share purchase will increase ...(10/28/2014 10:13:09 PM)
IRIS to buy 50% stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts for RM16.4m
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 28): IRIS Corp Bhd is acquiring 3.33 million shares or a 50% stake in Palau Peleliu Resorts Ltd from UK Investment Holdings Ltd for US$5 million (RM16.39 million) or US$1.50 per share. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, IRIS said its 60%-owned subsidiary IRIS Land Sdn Bhd had signed an agreement with UK Investment for the proposed acquisition. The share purchase will ...(10/28/2014 4:34:16 AM)
NYC's Movement Day Highlights Amachi Mentoring Program; Church Partnership Is Helping 300,000 Children of Incarcerated ...
This year's New York City Movement Day event for Christian leaders demonstrated the importance of effective partnerships between faith communities and civic leaders. Former Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode Sr., president of the Palau Association, shared the success he's witnessed from a program he founded that mentors and builds relationships with the children of incarcerated parents.(10/27/2014 3:24:15 PM)
How Did Manatees Inspire Mermaid Legends?
During Manatee Awareness Month, we take a look at how the docile aquatic mammal inspired mermaid myths around the world.(11/25/2014 1:15:51 PM)
Disney awards UH Mānoa grant to protect coral reefs
Disney has awarded the University of Hawai‘i a grant that will allow researchers to improve coral reef protection techniques, a UH report said Monday.(11/25/2014 1:44:01 AM)
Source: Yahoo