bats

Bats can advancing human technology

Bats are known for their bony wings and fast flight. Researchers at Brown University in Rhode Island are studying these characteristics to determine how bats can advance human technology.

SciTech Now Episode 435

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at how bats can advance human technology; Ainissa Ramirez discusses if there are genetic markers for concussions; understanding how surface water and groundwater interact and the dangerous reality of mudslides.

SciTech Now Episode 335

In this episode of SciTech Now, the Cahokia State Historic Site in Illinois is using new technology to unearth an ancient city; a team at Carnegie Mellon University is creating the next generation of wearable electronics; a look into a mighty marine microbe; and the white-nose syndrome that’s hitting west coast bats.

White-nose syndrome is hitting west coast bats

In 2006 millions of bats begin dying of a mysterious disease called white-nose syndrome. For years the disease was confined to the Northeastern United States, but now the deadly disease has spread to bats in the Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is racing to stop a white-nose outbreak in the bat […]