A Safe Blood Plasma Substitute? Diluted seawater contains almost the same concentration of minerals and trace elements as blood plasma, and its sodium content matches that of blood. It has been used successfully in animal tests as a blood transfusion substitute, but human trials are long overdue. Reproduced here with permission from the author.
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History[ edit ] The SOFAR channel short for "sound fixing and ranging channel" , or deep sound channel DSC ,  is a horizontal layer of water in the ocean centered around the depth at which the speed of sound is at a minimum. The SOFAR channel acts as a waveguide for sound, and low frequency sound waves within the channel may travel thousands of miles before dissipating. The deep sound channel was discovered and described independently by Dr. Maurice Ewing , and Leonid Brekhovskikh in the s. Roger Payne and Douglas Webb calculated that before ship traffic noise permeated the oceans, tones emitted by fin whales could have traveled as far as four thousand miles and still be heard against the normal background noise of the sea.