A Field Guide to Bats

These winged mammals inspire fear, wonder, and even movies. How does their sonar work? And can we save species that are going extinct?

Taking Wing: Uncovering the Evolutionary Origins of Bats

At last, fossil and genetic findings elucidate the evolution of bats--and settle a long-standing debate over the origins of flight and echolocation


Winged Superlatives: The Ancient and Modern Diversity of Bats

Which bat would be voted "most likely to eat insects" in their high school yearbook?


Hope for Rabies Victims: Unorthodox Coma Therapy Shows Promise

First a U.S. girl--and now two South American kids survive onset of the deadly virus


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