News and updates about Bats

Illinois Department of Health reports first human case of rabies in nearly 70 years

Illinois Health Dept. warns: 'Be aware of bats that could be in your home.'

Illinois reports first human case of rabies in nearly 70 years

Dr. Fauci defends funding coronavirus research in Wuhan

The United States gave around $600,000 toward research into whether coronaviruses could be transmitted from bats to humans...

Dr. Fauci defends funding coronavirus research in Wuhan

WHO: COVID came from bats, not lab

World Health Organization inspectors in China say coronavirus likely passed from bats to another animal before infecting humans.

WHO: COVID came from bats, not lab

What happened in Wuhan? The single most important question

What happened in Wuhan?  The single most important question

Take it seriously, but handle it sanely

Take it seriously, but  handle it sanely

Baby bats learn language from peers: study

Young bats adopt peers' dialect instead of their mothers, after being exposed to both.

Baby bats learn language from peers: study

Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

Researchers at Weizmann Institute discover brain cells responsible for sense of direction and navigation in bats - and possibly humans.

Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

Bat Protection in Force Beginning October 31

The State of Israel will close eight caves beginning the end of October through early January in order to protect its bats.

Bat Protection in Force Beginning October 31

Ultrasound Technology Inspired by Dolphins

Advances in ultrasound technology is being inspired by a new Israeli research project that studies dolphins, bats and mole rats.

Ultrasound Technology Advanced by Dolphins and Bats