USF: Researchers Show Invasive Sparrows Immune Cells Sharpen as They Spread

USF: Researchers Show Invasive Sparrows Immune Cells Sharpen as They Spread

USF: Researchers Show Invasive Sparrows Immune Cells Sharpen as They Spread

When invasive species move into new areas, they often lose their natural enemies, including the microbes that make them sick. But new research from evolutionary biologists at the University of South Florida has found that adjustments in the immune system may help house sparrows, one of the world’s most common bird species, thrive in new areas.

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