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Chemical Shark Repellents

Shark Week Special: A Brief History of Chemical Shark Repellents

Chemical Shark Repellents
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The human fear of sharks is an age old one. Even though your odds of being killed by a shark are estimated to be approximately 1 in 3.7 million, versus a 1 in 218 chance of simply dying from a fall, the fear persists, and over the years many chemists have turned their attentions to trying to find an effective chemical shark repellent – with somewhat mixed results.

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