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Title: Argonne News Brief: Here be Dragons! Komodo Dragons Help Understanding of Microbial Health

Researchers found that captive Komodo Dragons share microbes with their environment, just as humans and pets do within homes. These observations build our understanding of the impact of captivity on hmore »ealth, which could lead to improvements in the care of animals within our homes and other closed environments.« less
Title: Argonne News Brief: Here be Dragons! Komodo Dragons Help Understanding of Microbial Health
Publication Date: 2016-11-29
OSTI Identifier: 1334953
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States); Univ. of California, San Diego, CA (United States); Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States); Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States); Denver Zoo, Denver, CO (United States); Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, GA (United States); Wildlife Conservation Society, New York City, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; John S. Templeton Foundation; Howard Hughes Medical Inst., Chevy Chase, MD (United States)
Subject: 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ; ANL ; KOMODO DRAGONS ; MICROBES ; MICROBIAL HEALTH ; CAPTIVITY
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
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System Entry Date: 2018-06-12