Rob Dunn

May. 24, 2013

Having a Dog May Mean Having Extra Microbes

Houses with dogs had more types of bacteria, say researchers who surveyed surfaces in 40 homes.

bacteria, ecosystems, surfaces, microbiology, germs, dirt, dogs, Rob Dunn, of North Carolina State University

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Exploring The Wild Life Of Our Bodies

Biologist Rob Dunn explains how the organisms that share our world have shaped us.

organisms, bacteria, skin, bodies, microbes, bugs

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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