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Vampire bats may help treat high blood pressure - Futurity: Research News

Vampire bats may help treat high blood pressure - Futurity: Research News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Vampire bats may help treat high blood pressure
Futurity: Research News
Vampire bats secrete multiple forms of the same active components, with myriad tiny changes scattered across the surface of the molecule.
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Two bat caves containing endangered species discovered

Two bat caves containing endangered species discovered | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Two new bat caves, home to 103 hibernating bats, were found in Alberta's Foothills by researchers. The discovery, which included little brown bats and northern miotis, was made as part of the BatCaver — a program that teams up with cavers across Western Canada to identify places bats hibernate.
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What bats reveal about how humans focus attention

What bats reveal about how humans focus attention | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

You're at a crowded party, noisy with multiple conversations, music and clinking glasses. But when someone behind you says your name, you hear it and quickly turn in that direction.

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Hotspots of Bat-Human Virus Transmission - GotScience.org

Hotspots of Bat-Human Virus Transmission - GotScience.org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

By Neha Jain @lifesciexplore Since the turn of the century, we’ve already been gripped by three major outbreaks of new diseases—SARS

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Wind turbines kill almost 1 million bats per year, because they confuse them with trees

Wind turbines kill almost 1 million bats per year, because they confuse them with trees | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Wind turbines kill almost 1 million bats per year, because they confuse them with trees

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Bats Are Dying, And Wind Turbines Are A Major Culprit

Bats Are Dying, And Wind Turbines Are A Major Culprit | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Our nocturnal friends are facing a series of threats that we should probably do something about.

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Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina lorelieae ngoclinhensis • First Records of Murina lorelieae (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Vietnam

Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina lorelieae ngoclinhensis • First Records of Murina lorelieae (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Vietnam | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Murina lorelieae ngoclinhensisTu & Hassanin, 2015DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2013-0101AbstractIn 2011, three specimens from an unknown species of tube-nosed bat (genus Murina) were collected in montane moist forest at altitudes between 1117 and 1682...

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Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina kontumensis • A New Species of the Genus Murina (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam with A Review of the Subfamily...

Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina kontumensis • A New Species of the Genus Murina (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam with A Review of the Subfamily... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Murina kontumensisSon, Csorba, Tu & Motokawa, 2015DOI: 10.3161/15081109ACC2015.17.2.001The subfamily Murininae has high species diversity in Vietnam, but taxonomic studies are limited.

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Bats check out their image in a pond as they swoop in to feed at night

Bats check out their image in a pond as they swoop in to feed at night | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Photographer Beth Ruggiero-York, from Arizona specializes in night shoots and has gone to incredible lengths to capture the bats on camera every spring for the past three years.

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Explaining species differences in bat mortality from white-nose syndrome

Explaining species differences in bat mortality from white-nose syndrome | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Bat body type, and the environmental conditions bats use in their hibernation sites, may explain species differences in bat mortality from white-nose syndrome, according to a Colorado State University-led study published ...

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Decades of bat observations reveal uptick in new causes of mass mortality

Decades of bat observations reveal uptick in new causes of mass mortality | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Reports of bat deaths worldwide due to human causes largely unique to the 21st century are markedly rising, according to a new analysis.

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Maine public monitors bats with mobile devices - Bangor Daily News

Maine public monitors bats with mobile devices - Bangor Daily News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Maine is home to eight bat species, and most of them are in big trouble.
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Washington bats reveal little of their winter habits - The Register-Guard

Despite advances in GPS monitoring and technology, Washington researchers still have a world of information to discover about bats, including where they go during winter.
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Bats' 'super immunity' could help humans fight deadly diseases

Bats' 'super immunity' could help humans fight deadly diseases | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

They're easily dismissed as dirty, smelly and noisy. But it turns out bats are masters at living disease-free. CSIRO scientists in Victoria say they can teach ...

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Spatial and temporal distribution of bats (Chiroptera) in bright summer nights  »  Brill Online

Spatial and temporal distribution of bats (Chiroptera) in bright summer nights
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Immune System of Bats Sparkles Key Insights on Disease Prevention in Humans

Immune System of Bats Sparkles Key Insights on Disease Prevention in Humans | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

A unique immune-system functioning in bats that keeps them away from deadly infections could provide clues to help protect humans.

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Climate Change Helps Bats to Spread Their Wings

Climate Change Helps Bats to Spread Their Wings | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Climate change is most likely behind the extraordinary spread of a type of vesper bat across Europe over the last four decades.

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What’s Causing Deadly Outbreaks of Fungal Diseases in World’s Wildlife? by Elizabeth Kolbert: Yale Environment 360

What’s Causing Deadly Outbreaks of Fungal Diseases in World’s Wildlife? by Elizabeth Kolbert: Yale Environment 360 | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

An unprecedented global wave of virulent fungal infections is decimating whole groups of animals — from salamanders and frogs, to snakes and bats.

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Call of the Bloom - Photo Gallery

Some tropical flowers reflect sound so nectar-seeking bats can find them more easily.

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Bats and Wind Turbines: Moving Beyond Dracula

The wind industry is addressing bat-related risks from a number of different vantage points – some of which have been initiated voluntarily.
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How bats recognize their own 'bat signals': Researcher discovers unique mechanism bats use to overcome communication interference in the wild

How bats recognize their own 'bat signals': Researcher discovers unique mechanism bats use to overcome communication interference in the wild | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

The mechanism that allows individual bats to avoid noise overlap by increasing the volume, duration and repetition rate of their signals has been uncovered by a new study.

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Mystery of the disappearing bats solved! Thousands huddle in a cave

Mystery of the disappearing bats solved! Thousands huddle in a cave | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Researchers discovered thousands of eastern bent-winged bats (pictured main and inset) seeking sanctuary from the winter weather in a public walkway in the mountains of Kochi, Japan.

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Environmentalists Say 'Threatened' Status For Bats Not Enough

Environmentalists Say 'Threatened' Status For Bats Not Enough | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Northern long-eared bats were listed as a "threatened" species this week after being ravaged by a disease that has killed millions of bats. Some environmentalists say the protection is not enough.

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Study Reveals Secrets Behind Bats' Upside-Down Flight Landings - Voice of America

Study Reveals Secrets Behind Bats' Upside-Down Flight Landings - Voice of America | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Landing upside down on a ceiling is routine business for the flying mammals, and now scientists have learned precisely how they do it
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Local scientists ponder bat migration mystery - The Spokesman Review (registration)

Local scientists ponder bat migration mystery - The Spokesman Review (registration) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Despite advances in GPS monitoring and technology, Washington researchers still have a world of information to discover about bats, including where they go during winter.
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