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Takeaway: Filters of the ocean

Takeaway: Filters of the ocean
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Are sponges the most mysterious organism on Earth?

Researchers say some sponges may help cure cancers

They also produce valuable compounds for cosmetics

Scientists have described about 8000 sponge species

It’s estimated that twice as many species remain undiscovered

International study is sampling the North Atlantic ocean looking for yet unknown deep-sea sponges!