(National Geographic) The next frontier of drug research may be underwater.
President Donald Trump has officially declared the nation's opioid crisis a national public health emergency. In November, he appointed counselor Kellyanne Conway to head efforts against it and agreed to contribute a portion of his salary to fighting it. Now, thanks to a nearly $10 million grant from the Department of Defense, researchers from the University of Utah Health are getting in on the efforts.
And this multi-disciplinary team of scientists is looking to venomous sea snails to combat the epidemic. Click here to see more.