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January 29, 2016
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Map shows hotspots for bat-human virus transmission risk

West Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia are most at risk from bat viruses ‘spilling over’ into humans resulting in new emerging diseases, according to a new global map compiled by scientists at UCL, the Zoological Society of London … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
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Bat’s sea crossing is first from UK to mainland Europe

A tiny bat found in the Netherlands is believed to provide the first direct evidence that British bats migrate over the sea between the UK and mainland Europe.  The bat, a Nathusius’ pipistrelle, flew from Blagdon near Bristol across the … Continue reading

December 20, 2013
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Bats: Virtually a model of flight

“Virtual Reality Design for Science” is a co-listed class at Brown and RISD that unites artists, designers, computer scientists, and experts in scientific visualization. The goal: to create tools for immersive interaction with scientific data. Test case for the course: … Continue reading

September 25, 2012
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Exeter Scientist Discovers UK’s Rarest Bat in East Devon

University of Exeter scientist Dr Fiona Mathews has discovered one of Britain’s rarest mammals living in East Devon. Members of the public were treated to a surprise close-encounter with the Grey long-eared bat, believed to be one of only 1,000 … Continue reading