Bat brain signals illuminate navigation in the dark

With new tech, researchers track nerve cell activity as bats dodge and weave

brown bat

BAT BRAINS  A big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) participates in experiments at Johns Hopkins University’s high-tech bat laboratory.

Ben Falk and Brock Fenton

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Animals

From the Nature Index

Paid Content