MRSA is a growing issue world wide. Having a new antibiotic that tackles MRSA and Anthrax is great but maybe attacking the problem rather than the symptom would be a better idea. Hospitals are dangerous places and should be avoid at all costs! Prof William Fenical with colleagues from the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography first collected Streptomyces sp. – a marine microorganism that produces the compound – in 2012 from sediments close to shore off Santa Barbara, California.