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North American bats tend to roost among the fungus that kills them
When the mammals arrive at their winter homes, the white-nose fungus is there to greet them.
This probiotic is going to bat against a horrifying fungal plague
It’s one promising tool to fend off the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome.
Looking for bats in all the wrong places
Biologists are on a quest to find where bats hibernate when there are no caves nearby.
Bats, too, love the city life
Places like Washington, D.C. offer them a safe haven from disease
One cave’s losing battle against a deadly bat fungus
Ghosts of bats past.
Why Are Bats’ Immune Systems Totally Different From Any Other Mammal’s?
Bats host more pathogens than most other mammals. Why aren’t they always sick?
Bacteria Appears To Help Bats Fight Deadly White-Nose Syndrome
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Students Engineer Help For Bats Fighting White Nose Syndrome
Kevin Keel would rather not infect bats on purpose. A veterinary pathologist at the University of California at Davis, he...
White Nose Syndrome In Bats Could Yield Clues About AIDS
Research on how the deadly fungus affects immune systems may help HIV research.
This Halloween, Celebrate The Beautiful Bat
Bats are helpful insect eaters and providers of tequila, not just Halloween decorations. But their connection to the holiday is fitting.