Humans are not infallible. We get sick, we get injured. Humans are a clever bunch though, and since prehistoric times we have used medicine to try to heal our ailments. Medical science has made huge leaps and bounds, providing treatments and vaccinations, surgical procedures, and physical and psychological therapies that have allowed people to survive – and thrive – injuries and illnesses which would have once been fatal. Medical science never stops evolving, learning, and searching for more ways to keep us in tip-top condition. That search includes delving beneath the ocean waves. Here’s just a couple of open access examples of how medical science has been furthered by studying ocean creatures:
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