Under the sea: The search for potential miracle cures

The ocean is one of the most biodiverse ecosystems

By Yvaine Ye Medill Reports What mysteries lurk in the blue water that covers more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface? No one truly knows, not even scientists. But many suspect the next miracle cure could be swimming in vast oceans amongst tiger sharks and stingrays.

Ice Monster Number One

By Rebecca Fanning Medill Reports It’s noon on a sunny Thursday in October and “Diver Dave” Oliva is sprawled on a black inner tube wearing only a speedo; his mask and snorkel leave a wet mark on the concrete beside him. He waves to passersby, some seem to know him, others just wave back, amused. […]