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Bats May Hold Key to Longevity - LiveScience.com

Bats May Hold Key to Longevity - LiveScience.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Bats May Hold Key to Longevity
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For centuries, bats have been vilified as little more than disease-carrying, blood-sucking creatures of the night.
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Bats' Immunity Against Deadly Viruses Linked To Their Ability To Fly ...

Bats' Immunity Against Deadly Viruses Linked To Their Ability To Fly ... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
An international team led by a Duke-NUS infectious disease expert has found that the evolution of flight in bats may have contributed to the development of a highly effective immune system, allowing bats to harbor some of the ...
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Detecting Rabid Bats Before They Bite - National Geographic

Detecting Rabid Bats Before They Bite - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it


Researchers hope thermal scans of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) will give them a head start in detecting potential rabies outbreaks.

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Bats threatened by planned pipeline - Brisbane Times

Bats threatened by planned pipeline - Brisbane Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats threatened by planned pipelineBrisbane TimesThe habitat of two "vulnerable" and "near threatened" bats, plus rare stands of brigalow and cypress pine, will be damaged as one of the four big coal seam gas companies begins to push its pipeline ...
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Wild Colorado: New virus could protect Colo. bat colonies | SummitDaily.com - Summit Daily News

Wild Colorado: New virus could protect Colo. bat colonies | SummitDaily.com - Summit Daily News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Wild Colorado: New virus could protect Colo. bat colonies | SummitDaily.comSummit Daily NewsWhite-nose syndrome is a mysterious fungal infection that has claimed the lives of many hibernating bats in eastern regions of North America.
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Federal, Kentucky conservation officials sign pact to help protect endangered ... - The Courier-Journal

Federal, Kentucky conservation officials sign pact to help protect endangered ... - The Courier-Journal | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Federal, Kentucky conservation officials sign pact to help protect endangered ...The Courier-Journal3-4 -- Hibernating bats hang from the ceiling of the Wyandotte cave near Wyandotte, Ind., Feb 9, 2001, cave waiting for spring.
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Millions of bats are dying from White-nose Syndrome

Millions of bats are dying from White-nose Syndrome | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Esri - Home. Source: Bat Conservation International. Source: Pennsylvania Game Commission. Play/Pause. Counties with confirmed and suspected cases of white nose syndrome. Bat Conservation International · PA Game Commission.
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2012 Rousettus madagascariensis Food preference

2012 Rousettus madagascariensis Food preference | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats swallowed fruit juice and pulp and spat out the fibre of all fruit species provided except L. chinensis and Eugenia jambolana, the flesh of which was swallowed. Chemical composition was the most important determinant ...
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Bat refuges built into Brecon bridge revamp - BBC News

Bat refuges built into Brecon bridge revamp - BBC News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
BBC NewsBat refuges built into Brecon bridge revampBBC NewsSpecial bat refuges have been built into a bridge after old roosting places in cracks and crevices were filled in during a restoration project.
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Bat-tling White-Nose Syndrome with GPS Tracking - Live View GPS ...

In the United States, bats are being linked to a deadly fungal condition called the white-nose syndrome, which is estimated to have killed up to 6.7 million bats throughout the US and in Canada, according to the U.S.
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Endangered bats' birthing ground in peril after B.C. quake - Technology & Science - CBC News

Endangered bats' birthing ground in peril after B.C. quake - Technology & Science - CBC News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
An endangered species of bat may have lost its birthing ground after the magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the coast of Haida Gwaii caused one of island's hot springs to disappear.
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Species New to Science: 2012 yellow Artibeus jamaicensis

Species New to Science: 2012 yellow Artibeus jamaicensis | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Further investigations are required to understand how pigment is transferred between the pollen and the hairs of A. jamaicensis. Keywords: Chiroptera; Diet; Moult; Neotropical bats; Pollen. Transient yellow colouration of the ...
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The scariest thing about bats is that their populations are declining - Daily Camera

The scariest thing about bats is that their populations are declining - Daily Camera | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The scariest thing about bats is that their populations are decliningDaily CameraIf you've ever had bats in your attic, you may have gone to great lengths to remove them, and grown frustrated that they bothered to enter your home in the first place.
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Deadly fungus found in bat that inhabits Perry County caves - Southeast Missourian

Deadly fungus found in bat that inhabits Perry County caves Southeast Missourian Anthony Elliott, bat biologist for the department, said a survey of live bats was conducted in Perry County to determine the presence of a fungus that causes the...
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Species New to Science: 2011 Glischropus bucephalus

Species New to Science: 2011 Glischropus bucephalus | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
However, Yenbutra & Felten (1986), in listing bat specimens in the Thai national reference collection (TISTR) in Bangkok and the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt, mentioned only a single locality for G.
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Pa. industries at odds with efforts to save bats - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Pa. industries at odds with efforts to save batsSeattle Post IntelligencerPITTSBURGH (AP) — More than 99 percent of Pennsylvania's bats have died from white-nose syndrome, prompting state and federal authorities to consider listing several bat...
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White-nose syndrome in state could lead to endangered status, affect jobs - Tribune-Review

White-nose syndrome in state could lead to endangered status, affect jobs - Tribune-Review | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
White-nose syndrome in state could lead to endangered status, affect jobsTribune-ReviewMore than 99 percent of Pennsylvania's bats have died from white-nose syndrome, prompting state and federal authorities to consider listing several bat species...
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Deadly fungus outlives bats, Wisconsin study finds - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Deadly fungus outlives bats, Wisconsin study findsMilwaukee Journal SentinelThe deadly fungus decimating bat populations across a growing swath of North America appears to be a more hardy foe than previously thought, able to live in the soil of...
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DNR launches new Web page about threat to Minnesota's bats - Redwood Falls Gazette

DNR launches new Web page about threat to Minnesota's batsRedwood Falls Gazette“Minnesota's bats are healthy today, but that may change,” said Gerda Nordquist, Minnesota Biological Survey mammalogist and state contact for WNS issues.
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White-Nose Diseased Bats Suffer Like AIDS Patients - Discovery News

White-Nose Diseased Bats Suffer Like AIDS Patients - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A hyperactive immune system may cause dangerous tissue damage in both humans dealing with HIV-AIDS and bats suffering from white-nose syndrome (WNS).
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Hope bat poo study will lock animal secrets - ABC Online

Hope bat poo study will lock animal secrets - ABC Online | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Hope bat poo study will lock animal secretsABC OnlineA scientist in far north Queensland is studying bat poo to discover why so many south-east Asia countries have unique animal species, despite it once being a single land mass.
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Effort to keep deadly bat fungus out of Black Hills ratchets up - Rapid City Journal

Effort to keep deadly bat fungus out of Black Hills ratchets up - Rapid City Journal | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Effort to keep deadly bat fungus out of Black Hills ratchets up.

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BBC - Earth News - Traffic noise is 'bad for foraging bats'

BBC - Earth News - Traffic noise is 'bad for foraging bats' | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Highways can make it difficult for greater mouse-eared bats to find their prey, according to a new study.
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Research focuses on bats at Idaho National Lab | Idaho Business Review

Research focuses on bats at Idaho National Lab - http://t.co/rodzKJtx...
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The science of bats - Washington Post

Bat expert Seth Horowitz and Post science reporter Stephen Ornes answer your questions about bats.

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