In addition to attacking their prey in the pitch dark sky, vampire bats of Central and South America are the only bats that can run on land, with top speeds at nearly 5 mph.
By The Scientist Staff | October 31, 2012
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This five millimeter long juvenile planthopper releases waxy secretions that form strands and may protect the insect from predators.
By Kerry Grens
The Food and Drug Administration lays out a plan so that farmers will no longer use antibiotics to fatten up animals.
By Bob Grant
US science may get temporary respite from across-the-board funding cuts that have been squeezing research budgets for more than 10 months.
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