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Medicine from the Ocean Floor

Grades: 6-13+
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Scientists are using robots to sort through millions of marine chemicals in hopes of finding cures for all kinds of diseases, from cholera to ...

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Examine analysis and production of chemical compounds found on the ocean floor. Learn about scientists who are growing bacteria in the laboratory to fight different diseases and understand the role of robots in finding medicine on the ocean floor.