The Reefs are Full of Drugs

by | Jun 18, 2011 | Corals, Reef, Science | 0 comments

Obvious to anyone who has been stung by something in their tank, there are a lot of very strong chemicals and living things in the water.  Scientists are now making inroads discovering some of the incredible compounds that are quite literally teeming on the reef.  This time, a team researching antibiotics that may be effective at combating tuberculosis has revealed that they found a new antibiotic in the muck of a reef.  Pretty exciting stuff for all the conservationists amongst us. LINK

  • Josh Saul

    Josh Saul is a technology consultant for large global banks. He has been involved in the aquarium hobby for 20 years and has been SCUBA diving for more than 30.

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