September 24, 2021 1:14 pm
"People's first reaction to vampire bats is usually, 'Uh, scary.' But once you tell them about their complex social lives, they are quite surprised that it is somewhat similar to what humans do," said study co-author Simon Ripperger.
July 13, 2020 12:40 pm
The scientists said bats have specific mechanisms which reduce the replication of viruses in their bodies, and also dampen their immune response to a virus.
April 02, 2020 2:50 pm
Diseases caused by coronaviruses, such as COVID-19, are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.