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Energy-saving technique used by world's largest bats revealed

Researchers from Western Sydney University have led a pioneering new study, finding that flying-foxes, the largest of the bats, use torpor in the wild—a vital energy-saving state previously observed only among much smaller ...

Extreme heat is new danger stalking US-bound migrants

In the Mexican desert near the US border, security forces are on alert after a man was found dead from heat stroke on the journey to what he hoped would be a better life in North America.

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