As antibiotic resistance grows in breadth and severity, we have to look beyond traditional sources of new antimicrobial compounds. This video profiles William Fenical, a researcher who believes that the solution to antibiotic resistance lies at the bottom of the ocean.

“In this episode of Symptomatic, Motherboard meets Fenical and his team at Scripps Institution of Oceanography to learn about the future of antibiotics, and speak to specialists and researchers about just how important these discoveries are to ensuring a future of the human race against the ever growing threat of resistant disease.”

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