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Researchers Are Working With Komodo Dragon Blood (Monitor Lizard) – It May Help Heal Wounds Faster

Komodo dragon with tongue

A Komodo dragon-inspired compound slays tough bacterial infections in mice S. Rohrlach via Flickr A bacteria-fighting compound, based on a molecule from Komodo dragon blood, helped wounds heal faster in mice. In some myths, dragon’s blood is a toxic, vile substance. In others, it has magical properties, curing disease and making ordinary mortals invincible. When it…