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Concern over bats' welfare cited by group opposed to plans for 18 apartments in Dublin
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Concern over bats' welfare cited by group opposed to plans for 18 apartments in Dublin

Feb 15th 2021, 4:25 PM 22,693 Views 0 Comments

The case has been brought before the High Court.

Bats caught in Thai countryside as researchers probe coronavirus origins
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Bats caught in Thai countryside as researchers probe coronavirus origins

Aug 13th 2020, 7:31 AM 28,339 Views 17 Comments

The closest match to coronavirus has been found in horseshoe bats in Yunnan in southern China.

Bats’ genes can help them fight off coronaviruses, study suggests
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Bats’ genes can help them fight off coronaviruses, study suggests

Jul 22nd 2020, 10:10 PM 24,444 Views 24 Comments

The study analysed how bats are able to survive coronaviruses, as well as their ability to use echolocation.

Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses 'but none that match Covid-19'
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Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses 'but none that match Covid-19'

May 24th 2020, 3:43 PM 37,904 Views 72 Comments

The United States and Australia have called in recent weeks for an investigation into the origins of the pandemic.

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19
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Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19

May 10th 2020, 8:30 AM 55,966 Views 88 Comments

“The market had an animal there that amplified the virus and gave it to a lot of people, because of the first 48 cases, 26 were associated with the market. That rings alarm bells.”

People given free beer as temperatures top 49 degrees in Australia
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People given free beer as temperatures top 49 degrees in Australia

Jan 24th 2019, 7:28 AM 38,907 Views 38 Comments

Heat-stressed bats are falling from trees.

Baby bat adorably feasts on a banana, steals the internet's heart
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# Batbaby

Baby bat adorably feasts on a banana, steals the internet's heart

Feb 27th 2015, 1:45 PM 4,033 Views 0 Comments

Bats are the new cats.

Man put in hospital after masked robbers armed with bats break into his house
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Man put in hospital after masked robbers armed with bats break into his house

Dec 7th 2014, 4:42 PM 11,362 Views 10 Comments

The robbers also had a pellet gun.

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
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Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Aug 13th 2014, 1:15 PM 11,105 Views 4 Comments

Why bats spread Ebola, remembering Robin Williams, and inside the Islamic State.

Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey
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Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey

Apr 28th 2014, 11:34 AM 8,467 Views 12 Comments

*Don’t worry, there’s no leaping off buildings involved – just the willingness to volunteer.

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
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Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Oct 30th 2013, 6:01 PM 9,376 Views 18 Comments

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

Bat experts gather in Dublin Castle to discuss 'hot topics'
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Bat experts gather in Dublin Castle to discuss 'hot topics'

May 15th 2012, 11:54 AM 1,759 Views 4 Comments

Dene nene nene nene…EUROBATS!

Bats have accents, say scientists
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Bats have accents, say scientists

Sep 13th 2010, 5:15 PM 345 Views 0 Comments

It’s not just humans who speak in regionalised dialects, as Australian team discover local variations in bats too.