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USF researchers show invasive sparrows immune cells sharpen as they spread


November 20, 2013

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Researchers found the immune systems of house sparrows at the edge of the species' range in Kenya were more attuned to finding dangerous parasites than birds from older sites in the same country. These differences may help keep invading birds from becoming sick in new areas where pathogens are more likely novel.Full Story

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University of South Florida (USF Health)

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