Fungus Behind Deadly Bat Disease Found in Northern California
Fungus Behind Deadly Bat Disease Found in Northern California
Bats are infected with the microbe that causes white-nose syndrome, but the disease itself has not shown up.
Fungus Behind Deadly Bat Disease Found in Northern California
Fungus Behind Deadly Bat Disease Found in Northern California

Bats are infected with the microbe that causes white-nose syndrome, but the disease itself has not shown up.

Bats are infected with the microbe that causes white-nose syndrome, but the disease itself has not shown up.

white nose syndrome (WNS)
Study: UV Light Destroys Bat-Killing Fungus
Study: UV Light Destroys Bat-Killing Fungus
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 5, 2018
White nose syndrome has killed millions of bats throughout North America since it was discovered on the continent. 
White-Nose Syndrome Fungus Infects Bats in Texas
White-Nose Syndrome Fungus Infects Bats in Texas
Jef Akst | Mar 27, 2017
The pathogenic fungus that has decimated populations of bats throughout the eastern United States has surfaced in the state for the first time, although none of the bats appear diseased.
China’s Bats Widely Resistant to White-Nose Syndrome
China’s Bats Widely Resistant to White-Nose Syndrome
Bob Grant | Mar 10, 2016
A study suggests bats in Asia could have genes that protect them from the fungal infection that is decimating bat populations in North America.
Bats Make a Comeback
Bats Make a Comeback
Molly Sharlach | Dec 22, 2014
Citizen-scientist data obtained through the U.K.’s National Bat Monitoring Programme show that populations of 10 bat species have stabilized or are growing.
Bad Raps
Bad Raps
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2014
Understanding animal diseases—for their sake and for ours
TS Live: Disease on the Wing
TS Live: Disease on the Wing
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2014
Bats' special relationship with pathogens
A Race Against Extinction
A Race Against Extinction
A. Marmaduke Kilpatrick | Dec 1, 2014
Bat populations ravaged; hundreds of amphibian species driven to extinction; diverse groups of birds threatened. Taking risks will be necessary to control deadly wildlife pathogens.
Contributors
Contributors
Molly Sharlach | Dec 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2014 issue of The Scientist.
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse, May 9
The Scientist on The Pulse, May 9
Kerry Grens | May 9, 2014
The rejuvenating effects of young blood, white nose syndrome spread, and penguin flu