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Shark skin used to keep germs at bay

You expect the hospital to be one of the cleanest places around. But it can actually be a safe haven for super germs that can get you very, very sick. These germs are so hard to treat that scientists are now looking to the sea for solutions.

Sharks are considered to be some of the most dangerous creatures on earth. Now, they’re unlocking a biological marvel that might just save your life. But to understand how, you must first search out creatures you can’t see like tiny barnacles, algae and bacteria.

Microscopic creatures are essential to our environment. They collect on the bottom of boats and ships and require an expensive cleaning in dry dock.
 
 

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