Posts Tagged ‘bats’

The Patterns of Fluid Movement

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
whales, birds, bats, bend, propulsion, fluid, motion, winds, tails, fins, marine, jellyfish

Do the wings of an airborne monarch butterfly move through the air the same way the tail of a bottlenose dolphin moves through the sea?

Will You Be Mine?

Friday, February 14th, 2014
valentines, valentine, mating, romance, love, animals, minks, spiders, sea slugs, bats, lyrebirds, mice, monkeys, birds, zoos

Learn what animals will do for love…

Bats vs Frogs

Friday, January 31st, 2014
frogs, bats, amphibians, echolocation, ripples, water, prey, predator

Bats use ripples in the water to detect their frog prey.

Convergent Evolution in the Genes

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
dolphins, toothed whales, bats, echolocation, genes, genetics, genomics, hearing, convergent, evolution, adaptation

How does echolocation work at the gene level for diverse animals like bats and dolphins?

Bat Immunity

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
bats, disease, immunity, flight, evolution, DNA

Bats have amazing immunity to disease and are the only mammals that fly. Could the two be intertwined?

The Bat Bunker

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
509px-Little_Brown_Bat_with_White_Nose_Syndrome_(Greeley_Mine,_cropped)

In English and Spanish. The Nature Conservancy is hoping to combat white nose fungus with an artificial bat cave.

Bat Radar

Friday, February 25th, 2011
sn-bats

Biologists are tracking bats using weather technology.

Science in 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
Washing_oiled_Gannet–Close

2010 was a roller coaster year for science news—think exoplanets, synthetic-life, arsenic-eating bacteria (or not!), earthquakes, volcanoes and of course, the Gulf oil spill.

Scary Bats

Thursday, October 28th, 2010
LittleBrownBAt

Bats aren’t scary, but recent news about them is…

Extreme Bats

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010
Vermin Inc

Bats. They’re flying mammals. They echolocate. But wait, there’s more.

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