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Hairy tongues help bats drink up

Animals have evolved all manner of adaptations to get the nutrients they need. For nectar-feeding bats, long snouts and tongues let them dip in and out of flowers while hovering in mid-air. To help the cause, their tongues ...

dateFeb 07, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Epidemics: The end of containment measures?

When an epidemic outbreak such H1N1, Zika or SARS viruses occurs, containment measures may seem to be the most reasonable solution. However, an EPFL study casts doubt on that idea, showing that such measures make a society ...

dateJan 30, 2018 in General Physics
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