DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Indonesia boasts many exotic dive destinations but one region, Flores, has not gone completely mainstream. Learn more about diving the island of Flores in Indonesia.
In an effort to improve the facility’s diver rescue capabilities, Dutch Springs recently upgraded its rescue vessel to a custom-built pontoon boat with a platform for transporting an injured diver.
Curaçao is unlike other Caribbean dive destinations in that it is not crowded by tourists. A diver can find just about everything they need both above and below the water. Learn more about how to dive it.
A young diver performed a shallow dive and later ascended very rapidly. Symptoms were severe but were not decompression sickness. Learn more about the incident.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. Navy’s Experimental Diving Unit. With experimental set-ups that seem reminiscent of comic books, learn how this unit is changing dive medicine and research.
Kurt Amsler has been shooting underwater for nearly 60 starts — first using a converted soccer ball to house a camera. Learn more about his inspiration for photos and how he got into scuba diving.
The breathing of compressed gas while submerged and exposed to increased ambient pressure imposes significant homeostatic challenges on the body. This article discusses the important mechanisms of these challenges, with particular attention to the respiratory system.
Old macro photography techniques made it hard to go beyond 1:1 ratios. New tools have made supermacro photography readily accessible. This makes it incredibly easy to capture tiny ocean critters in bigger-than-life images.
The SS Andrea Doria is the world’s most iconic shipwreck and sunk more than 60 years ago. Recent reports cite the wreck is deteriorating. Learn more about this iconic shipwreck.