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UV Light Used As A New Tool To Detect White-Nose Syndrome In Bats
2014-05-30 12:22:49

According to a new study in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases, biologists looking to identify bats with the deadly white-nose syndrome have a new, non-invasive tool – ultraviolet light.

Researchers Reveal New Clues Of Bat Killer’s Path
2014-01-30 11:08:17

As North American bats face a death toll approaching 7 million, University of Akron scientists reveal new clues about their killer, White Nose Syndrome, or WNS.

Bat White Nose Fungus Is Rubust
2013-10-25 15:38:50

Bats infected with P. destructans often have a distinctive white fungal growth around their muzzle, a sign of what is commonly referred to as white-nose syndrome.

White Nose Syndrome Relatives Found
2013-07-26 12:15:02

According to a new report, biologists have identified several benign relatives of the fungus responsible for White Nose Syndrome, which has decimated American bat populations in recent years.

Grants Awarded For White-Nose Syndrome Research
2013-06-28 05:42:58

The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced grant awards to twenty-eight states for white-nose syndrome projects.

White Nose Syndrome Detected Earlier In Bats Thanks To Better DNA Analysis
2013-03-14 08:15:02

Researchers studying White Nose Syndrome (WNS) identified a fungus called Geomyces destructans as the cause of the devastating disease, but until now have been unable to detect it without finding dead or dying bats.


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