Tagged: Marine

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The Rise and Fall of Tributyltin

A long-standing area of research is that of stannanes – or organotin compounds. First discovered almost 200 years ago, they continue to be relevant in industry and academia today. Although the mono- and tetra- substituted derivatives of tin are relatively...

The Songs Whales Sing Carry Big Mysteries

Beneath the surface of the oceans, there is silence. Rarely disturbed, it is often forgotten that sound travels through water four times faster than in air. Whales have taken advantage of this, using low amplitude vocalizations that can be heard...

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Life and Light in the Deepest Depths

If asked to imagine a place on Earth untouched by humans, your first thoughts might be to mythical utopias such as Shangri-La and the Garden of Eden. But such a place does exist, with slightly better accessibility yet no less...