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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.

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.

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.

Bats Get Help From A Manmade Cave
2012-09-15 05:28:34

An artificial cave, designed to help protect bats from a fungal ailment that to date has killed more than six million of the creatures throughout North America, has been constructed by conservationists in the woods of Tennessee.

2012-04-12 23:01:13

Two Bucknell professors have received a U.S.

Researcher Links Fungus To Dropping Bat Population
2011-10-31 13:21:51

A University of Tennessee researcher helped confirm the link between the fungus Geomyces destructans and the dropping bat population.

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2011-02-15 07:00:00

Culling will not stop the spread of a deadly fungus that is threatening to wipe out hibernating bats in North America, according to a new mathematical model.

2011-02-03 17:41:30

Conservationists across the United States are racing to discover a solution to White-Nose Syndrome, a disease that is threatening to wipe out bat species across North America.

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2011-02-03 12:33:17

A new fungus has killed 1 million bats in eastern US and is heading west.


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