Inside Science
/
Article

A Bat’s Life

MAR 17, 2022
Bats often get a bad rap for being scary, nighttime flying creatures, but to know a bat is to love a bat.
A Bats Life

(Inside Science) -- Bats are often unfairly painted as scary creatures. But Angie Salles, a biologist and neuroscientist who studies bats, would rather people see them as the highly intelligent, largely chill creatures they really are. She points out some interesting bat facts about their sight (yes, they can see), their socialization skills (they’re highly social) and, of course, their echolocation skills, where they rank second to none in the animal kingdom.

More Science News
FYI
/
Article
With tight spending caps still in place, only a few science agencies would see budget increases.
FYI
/
Article
Three facilities aiming to be operational in the next four years will form the backbone of the National Semiconductor Technology Center.
APS
/
Article
Sonification and other multisensorial approaches offer powerful tools to analyze data, help visually impaired researchers, communicate science, and create science-inspired art.
/
Article
Compared to other topological crystalline frameworks, HOFs offer unique advantages for sensors, memristors, neuromorphic computing, and artificial synapses.