What can sharks teach us about our immune system? What can horseshoe crabs show us about eyesight?
The more we learn about the ocean, the more we realize how critical these vast bodies of water are to our health and well-being. Sometimes the ocean helps us, as when a marine organism yields a new medical treatment. At other times, the ocean poses the threat of coastal storm surges or toxic algal blooms.
Publication Date: May 5, 1999 | ISBN-10: 0309065690 | ISBN-13: 978-0309065696
Hardcover: 144 pages
- Publisher: National Academies Press; 1 edition (May 5, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0309065690
- ISBN-13: 978-0309065696