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Bat count vital in fighting wildlife disease - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Bat count vital in fighting wildlife disease - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat count vital in fighting wildlife disease
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They're the alleged "creepy" bats, and there's another trait many seem to have as well -- a white snout.
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Take The Bat Man, Dracula, And Tequila. Mix Well. - WBUR

Take The Bat Man, Dracula, And Tequila. Mix Well. - WBUR | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
How a famous biologist spent his career saving ‘the tequila bat’ and rectifying the image drawn in Bram Stoker’s classic story.
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Researchers may have treatment for white-nose syndrome in bats - The Southern

Researchers may have treatment for white-nose syndrome in bats - The Southern | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
CARBONDALE — Bat researcher Justin Boyles read with interest the news this past week indicating that a possible treatment has been found for the white-nose syndrome that is killing off
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Learning to Fly: Why Planes and Drones Could Take Their Next Cue From Bats - Forbes

Learning to Fly: Why Planes and Drones Could Take Their Next Cue From Bats - Forbes | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
VideoIt’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s not even superman. But it flies better than any of them. It’s the barn bat — that stealth pilot of the night. And it could soon be teaching airplanes big and small how to fly.
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White-nose syndrome threatens bats in eastern Iowa - kwwl.com

White-nose syndrome threatens bats in eastern Iowa - kwwl.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
White-nose syndrome, a fungus that affects bats, has been confirmed here in Iowa -- the 26th state to get it.
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Bats open wide to focus their ultrasonic beams - Science /AAAS

Bats open wide to focus their ultrasonic beams - Science /AAAS | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The nocturnal mammals shape echolocation pulses by opening and closing their mouths
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Let's enlist bats go after mosquitoes - Newsday

With warm weather, Long Island mosquito populations will soon be booming. Bug spray, insecticides and
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A Bat's Secret to Flying Like a Boss? Tiny, Tiny Hairs - Wired

A Bat's Secret to Flying Like a Boss? Tiny, Tiny Hairs - Wired | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Scientists show that bats use microscopic hairs on their wings to feel their way through the air.
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Large bat colony appears on El Paso weather radar - El Paso Times

Large bat colony appears on El Paso weather radar - El Paso Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
National Weather Service radar has recently recorded a phenomenon southwest of El Paso at sunset.
The radar activity — an expanding circle of blips that disappear after about an hour — isn't clouds, a thunderstorm, or any other kind of precipitation.
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Mytery Bats Life of Documentary

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Bats use both sides of brain to listen -- just like humans - Science Daily

Bats use both sides of brain to listen -- just like humans - Science Daily | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Researchers have shown that, like humans, mustached bats use the left and right sides of their brains to process different aspects of sounds.
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Nature body sounds warning on Strathy wind farm proposal – John O Groats Journal | Scotland Against Spin

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Briefly exposing animals to gases spewed by certain bacteria appears to cure ... - Science News for Students

Briefly exposing animals to gases spewed by certain bacteria appears to cure ... - Science News for Students | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Good news for bats. Those infected with white-nose syndrome may be cured by a brief exposure to fumes from therapeutic bacteria.
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Minding the gap: City bats won't fly through bright spaces - Phys.Org

Minding the gap: City bats won't fly through bright spaces - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have discovered that bats living in a city are less likely to move from tree to tree in brightly lit areas, according to research published online today (5th June 2015) in the journal Global Change Biology.
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Battle to preserve bats in the Black Hills continues - Washington Times

As a disease that has ravaged the population of the northern long-eared bat continues to spread throughout most of its habitat, scientists are looking at the Black Hills as the last bastion of hope for the species’ continued survival.
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Common Bacterium Cures Bats' White-nose Syndrome - Discovery News

Common Bacterium Cures Bats' White-nose Syndrome - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A bacterium found in soil and used to make food flavorings has cured 150 bats of White-nose Syndrome. Continue reading →
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Bacteria Appears To Help Bats Fight Deadly White-Nose Syndrome - Popular Science

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Last week, a swarm of 150 bats was released near a cave complex in Hannibal, Missouri.
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To Save Birds And Bats, Create Wildlife Refuges In The Sky - Popular Science

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To Save Birds And Bats, Create Wildlife Refuges In The Sky
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Plenty of birds, bats, and other flying creatures die every year either by slamming into buildings or getting hit by turbines and plane engines.
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AIDS Drug May Work Against Bat Disease - Discovery News

AIDS Drug May Work Against Bat Disease - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Protease inhibitors may help in the fight against a deadly disease that's killing millions of bats.
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Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells - Live Science

Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells - Live Science | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat wings have built-in systems to rapidly detect airflow changes, enabling these flying mammals to perform aerial acrobatics.
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Canada Signs Agreement With US and Mexico To Protect Migratory Species

Canada Signs Agreement With US and Mexico To Protect Migratory Species | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat population is threatened due to loss of migration habitats.
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Bats Echolocation and Perception

Students at the University of Maryland use research techniques to find out deeper understanding of echolocation.
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Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bats - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bats - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bats
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Despite their value, many birds, bats, butterflies, and even dragonflies unfortunately continue to face a multitude of threats.
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Our Local World Dispatch: Wind energy causes concern

It is always distressing when one good environmental cause gets pitted against another good environmental cause, but that is what is happening with the debate over wind farms. The state of California requires that one-third of all energy produced in the state come from renewable sources. Wind turbines, such as the ones at Altamont Pass, have long been seen as an ideal way to obtain energy in a way that does not harm the environment, contribute to global warming or threaten public safety. The Alt
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