Can lobster blood save lives?

Shhh! Lobsters have a big secret. Their blood is blue. It is very strong. Lobster blood can fight sickness.

People study lobsters. Can medicine be made from lobster blood?

 

READ MORE: Maine is full of lobsters. Plenty of lobsters means plenty of lobster blood. Scientists are learning about lobster blood. What is in it? It has a powerful protein called hemocyanin [hem-o-cy-a-nin].  Can the protein help people? Yes! It fights against viruses in human blood. Life-saving medicine could be made from lobster blood. God created all things for His glory, even lobsters. Psalm 69:34 says, “Let heaven and Earth praise Him, the seas and everything that moves in them.”