Building Blocks

Talking bats, a camera-shy black hole and asteroid hype.

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BAT TALK It turns out that bats have one-on-one chats, a behavior previously observed in just a few creatures such as primates and dolphins. Tel Aviv University researchers studied 15,000 Egyptian fruit bat calls over 75 days and pinpointed specific vocalizations in the cacophony for the first time. Learning the nuances of these conversations will help experts build a better picture of bat societies.
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