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New Clue Found: Why Bats Spread Viruses but Don't Get Sick

Not only is such a scenario plausible in real life, scientists now say they may understand better why bats are so good at spreading dangerous pathogens such as Ebola and Nipah virus — the model for the movie — all without getting sick themselves.http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/new-clue-found-why-bats-spread-viruses...

Emaciated, dehydrated bats spotted in NorCal

The bat colony could be hurt by California's drought; in fact, emaciated and dehydrated bats have been found more and more often lately, a rescue organization said Wednesday. "This year, I am getting easily one call a day -- sometimes even more," said ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54972484/ns/local_news-sacramento_ca/t/emaciated-dehyd...

Why killing vampire bats won't stop spread of rabies

Controlling the population of vampire bats by using poison or even explosives has been a decades-old way of trying to curb the spread of rabies in Latin America, but new research suggests culling these bat colonies does little to stem the deadly virus.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/why-killing-vampire-bats-wont-stop-s...

Bat population continues to decline

Biologists surveying caves and mines where bats spend the winter found only 28 bats, dashing hopes that this year might mark a turning point. The disease has killed millions of bats across the northeast, and several species in New Hampshire have declined ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54931372/ns/local_news-plattsburgh_ny/t/bat-population...

Bats say 'back off' to each other as they swoop for yummy bugs

But to another bat, the meaning is unmistakable: "Back off." Scientists said on Thursday they have identified a previously unknown call made by these bats - different from the sonar-like echolocation used for mid-air navigation and hunting - that tells ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54795472/ns/us_news/t/bats-say-back-each-other-they-sw...

Fruit bats use oral sex to prolong the deed

When they do their thing, female Chinese fruit bats add oral sex to get the males to prolong the act, scientists now find, suggesting the behavior confers evolutionary benefits. Oral sex, or fellatio, is often used in human foreplay, the researchers noted ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33587754/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/fruit-bat...

Male bats found to perform oral sex on females

Male bats perform oral sex on females, apparently to make sex last longer, researchers say. These findings, the first discovery of male-to-female oral sex in bats, match prior studies revealing that female bats perform fellatio, or oral sex, on male bats.http://science.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/01/17555461-male-bats-found-to-perform-...

Why are thousands of bats dying in New York?

ROSENDALE, N.Y. — Bats in New York and Vermont are mysteriously dying off by the thousands, often with a white ring of fungus around their noses, and scientists in hazmat suits are crawling into dank caves to find out why. "White nose syndrome," as the ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/23169737/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/why-are-t...

Why bats are more efficient fliers than birds

Their motions might seem erratic and graceless, but bats are more efficient fliers than birds, thanks to an airlift mechanism that is unique among aerial creatures, new wind-tunnel tests show. The wind tunnel tests suggest the secret to efficient bat ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/16756519/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/why-bats-...

Flying foxes (actually bats) on remote island studied for first time

Flying foxes? Not really foxess. They're actually bats (and one of those animals with a pretty misleading name). But though their moniker may not be accurate, they are fascinating creatures that scientists know fairly little about. Now, a new study reveals ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/flying-foxes-actually-bats-remote-is...

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Can people survive rabies? Some vampire bat victims may ...

Updated April. 15, 2014

The CDC team and officials with Peru’s health ministry traveled to a remote Amazon region where vampire bats regularly feed on cattle and people.http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/01/13071376-can-people-survive-rabies-so...

Why are thousands of bats dying in New York? - Technology ...

Updated April. 16, 2014

Bats in New York and Vermont are mysteriously dying off by the thousands, often with a white ring of fungus around their noses, and scientists in hazmat suits are ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/23169737/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/why-are-t...

Bat - eating spiders are everywhere, study finds - Science

Updated April. 17, 2014

These arachnids ensnare and pounce on bats everywhere else in the world, researchers say. Bats rank among the most successful groups of mammals, ...http://science.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/16/17339831-bat-eating-spiders-are-ever...

DNA of longest -living bat species holds secrets to ...

Updated April. 13, 2014

These same genetic changes also may be responsible for the bats' small size: Mutations in GHR in mice and humans result in dwarfism, the researchers said.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/dna-longest-living-bat-species-holds...

Bats host 60 human-infecting viruses - Technology ...

Updated March. 20, 2014

Bats are reservoirs for more than 60 viruses that can infect humans, and host more viruses per species than even rodents do, new research shows.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/50720926/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/bats-host...

Marucci Youth Big Barrel 2 5/8 Inch Bats - JustBats.com ...

Updated April. 16, 2014

What types of Youth Big Barrel baseball bats are there? What are the current rules and regulations regarding Youth Big Barrel baseball bats? Compare Bats.http://www.justbats.com/products/barrel%20diameter~2%205-8/baseball%20bats~youth...

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Updated April. 10, 2014

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Bird flu, pig flu, now bat flu? - Health - Cold and flu ...

Updated April. 12, 2014

Scientists suspect that some bats caught flu centuries ago and that the virus mutated within the bat population into this new variety.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/46545745/ns/health-cold_and_flu/t/bird-flu-pig-flu-now...