Sunday, 1 June 2014

Glow-in-the-dark tool lets scientists find diseased bats

Date:
May 29, 2014

Source:
United States Geological Survey

Summary:
Scientists working to understand the devastating bat disease known as white-nose syndrome now have a new, non-lethal tool to identify bats with WNS lesions -- ultraviolet, or UV, light. Millions of bats have died from this rapidly spreading disease and this new method allows for accurate detection of the disease without killing any more bats.


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