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It’s long been known that the oceans of the world harbor chemical compounds that offer a wealth of potential pharmaceuticals. The toxins, venoms, secretions, and mucous of countless species have been and continue to be investigated in the hope of finding cures, treatments, and medications. Excitingly, in a recent report, scientists from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have been investigating deep ocean sponges from around the world to find biological compounds that may

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