Tag: "vampire" at biology news
Researchers develop way to calculate speed of bacterial sex
...on-related bacteria cells. Just as the bite from a vampire
leads a victim to be transformed into a vampire, the donor bacteria’s "bite" injects genetic material into the recipient, causing the recipient to become a donor. The controlling rates of conjugative gene transfer and the kinetics of conjugative gene...
Vampire bats recognise their prey's breathing
...shed today in the open access journal BMC Biology, vampire
bats of the species Desmodus rotondus could recogn...g-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich, Germany, two vampire
bats were taught to associate recordings of different humans breathing with different cattle blood d...
Vampire bats keep out of trouble by running
...nell University study. It's known that the common vampire
bats of Central and South America behave much more...the "cute, adorable, big-eyed and family-oriented" vampire
bats. Not only are vampire
bats unusual because they run, but also in the way that they power their...