A lobster scientist holds a two-pound lobster under water in Maine. (AP)
Dr. Robert Bayer holds a jar of frozen lobster blood in his lab in Orono, Maine. (AP)
Dr. Bayer's company is studying lobster blood to see if it can be used in medicine. (AP)
In the wild, the lobster's shell is blue or gray.
When cooked in boiling water, the lobster shell turns bright red.
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?