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by Sneha Mahale

  • insectivorous bats were found to suppress pests and reduce damage to rice crops in a study in Assam.
  • Insectivorous bats are generalist eaters; their diet includes a variety of pests, including those that damage crops.
  • Greater …
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by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bats help keep forests growing. Without bats to hold their populations in check, insects that munch on tree seedlings go wild, doing three to nine times more damage than when bats are on the …

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-06-species-fungi-carcasses-limestone-caves.html

by Zhang Nannan, Chinese Academy of Sciences A subterranean expedition led by Prof. Xu Jianchu from the Kunming Institute of Botany of the Chinese Academy of …

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ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200325154056.htm

Forschungsverbund Berlin
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Common noctules -- one of the largest bat species native to Germany -- are searching for their fellows during their hunt for insects above …
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EurekAlert https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-12/f-lmt121119.php

A new study in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution investigates why some moths are more relaxed fliers in the face of bat attacks. The research reveals that less …

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FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9157221/bats-aid-natural-pest-control-but-are-now-in-danger-due-to-pesticides/

Hibernating bats may be storing pesticides from contaminated insect food in their flesh over winter, lowering their immune …

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181211091926.htm
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University of Cambridge
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A new study shows that several species of bats are giving Madagascar's rice farmers a vital pest control service by feasting on …
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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-11-cryptic-disease-transmission-epidemics.html By Virginia Tech 

Diseases have repeatedly spilled over from wildlife to humans, causing local to global epidemics, such as HIV/AIDS, Ebola, SARS, and …
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DailyScience https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180102153209.htm
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USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station
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Scientists with the USDA Forest Service and the University of New Hampshire have found what may be an Achilles& …

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