An old tuberculosis vaccine, developed in the 20s of the last century by the bacteriologist Albert Calmette and the vet Camille Guérin (both French researchers at the Pasteur Institute of Lille), [...]
The solution to one of the big issues of world health, i.e. the growing resistance to antibiotics by many types of bacteria, may also come from the sea and, specifically, from sponges.
Why are we conscious? So far nobody knows the answer to this query. But as the philosopher David Chalmers explains, to find it out we will need radical ideas, which at first may seem foolish.