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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Living things  >  Eukaryotes  >  Animals  >  Invertebrates  >  Sponges
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From reef walking to marine biologist

Marine biology is the study of marine life and environments, an important field of science in today's world of global change. Learn how marine biologist Shirley Sorokin discovered her passion for this field, and find out about her work studying marine sponges under microscopes for the South Australian Research and Development ...

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This is a video resource describing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aquarius Reef Base, an underwater laboratory adjacent to deep reefs off the coast of Florida. The Aquarius is used by the University of North Carolina to better understand, manage and protect marine resources. Explaining that ...

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Medicines from the sea

This video resource is about the search for new medicines sourced from marine organisms, and recent breakthroughs in this research. The video explains that bacteria are becoming resistant to many current antibiotics, primarily obtained from land plants, so scientists are turning to the biodiversity of the ocean for new ...