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35. The Science of Sea Smells

It's where life began for humans and animals of all kinds and it is essential to all life, but wh...

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08.00 5 Aug 2021


35. The Science of Sea Smells



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08.00 5 Aug 2021


It's where life began for humans and animals of all kinds and it is essential to all life, but why exactly does the sea smell the way it does?

Well, scientists are a strange bunch and they ask sometimes odd questions and, in that spirit, this week Luke explores the science behind the scent of the sea and explains just why that ocean stink is so important to life.

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Chemsitry Covid Ireland Luke O'Neill Newstalk Ocean Science Sean Wildlife

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