Cancer and the depths

Thanks to little-known animals, we are getting closer to discovering a cure for cancer. Our saviors are sponges… yes, sponges, those animals with intriguing behaviors, such as continuous filtration. Some species can move up to 4 millimeters a day in their adult form. A substance has been discovered in sponges living near Japan that increases the chances of curing breast cancer by 20%. The drug produces toxic substances that target cancer cells, inhibiting cell division and inducing cell death.

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Fishing under water

It’s ugly, brown, lives in the depths, and all you can see is light, do you already know what it is?

Alive but extinct

In 1938, off the coast of Africa, a lucky fisherman stumbled upon an extraordinary discovery: the Latimer fish, thought to have been extinct for a staggering 66 million years.

Pigbutt Worm

Scientists are still trying to determine whether this worm is a larva or an adult. It is difficult to determine because these worms grow to be 5 to 10 times larger than other hatopteroid larvae, which suggests that it is an adult.