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What Is Ebola? Six Things You Need to Know

Updated 16 hours ago

We Don’t Know Where It Came From. Bats are the No. 1 suspect, but it is not clear how Ebola jumps from animals to people. Bush meat is one possibility — Ebola can infect apes and monkeys, and people in affected areas often hunt for food. Antelope and ...http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/what-ebola-six-things-you-need-know-n1...

Wall Street ends flat on mixed earnings; S&P 500 at record

About 5.58 billion shares traded on all U.S. platforms, according to BATS exchange data, compared with the month-to-date average of 5.54 billion.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55718766/ns/business-autos/t/wall-street-ends-flat-mix...

Survival of the Flight Test: Airplanes Evolve, Too

The researchers found that airplanes follow the same principles as birds, bats and other flying animals: Larger designs are faster, more efficient and have greater flying range. Engine mass is proportional to the airplane's mass, in much the same way that ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55706039/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/survival-...

S&P 500, Nasdaq dip on Yellen's comments; Apple up late

Revenue is seen up 3.2 percent. About 6 billion shares traded on U.S. exchanges, above the 5.32 billion average for the month to date, according to data from BATS Global Markets.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55653281/ns/business-retail/t/sp-nasdaq-dip-yellens-co...

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Deadly new MERS virus traced to Egyptian tomb bat - NBC News

Updated July. 25, 2014

A deadly new virus that has killed 47 people has been traced to an Egyptian Tomb Bat, researchers reported on Wednesday. The virus causes Middle East respiratory ...http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/deadly-new-mers-virus-traced-egyptian-...

Why are thousands of bats dying in New York? - Technology ...

Updated July. 28, 2014

Bats in New York and Vermont are mysteriously dying off by the thousands, often with a white ring of fungus around their noses, and scientists in hazmat suits are ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/23169737/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/why-are-t...

DNA of longest-living bat species holds secrets to ...

Updated July. 27, 2014

The longest-living bat species may owe its exceptional life span, at least in part, to its genes, a new study suggests. The study researchers analyzed the genome of ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/dna-longest-living-bat-species-holds...

Bat hunting in the Philippines - NBC News

Updated 21 hours ago

MAYANTOC, Tarlac, Philippines — To go bat hunting, Jack Carbonel puts on a headlamp, straps a machete to his waist and makes a spear by lashing a sharpened metal ...http://www.nbcnews.com/business/travel/bat-hunting-philippines-f8C11496674

Why killing vampire bats won't stop spread of rabies - NBC ...

Updated July. 28, 2014

Controlling the population of vampire bats by using poison or even explosives has been a decades-old way of trying to curb the spread of rabies in Latin America, but ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/why-killing-vampire-bats-wont-stop-s...

Bats think about sex — a lot - Technology & science ...

Updated July. 13, 2014

The little brown bat is shown. Studies on bats reveal that male bat echolocation calls, primarily used for orientation and foraging, also contain information about sex.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/49265916/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/bats-thin...

Can people survive rabies? Some vampire bat victims may ...

Updated July. 25, 2014

Some Amazonian villagers plagued by vampire bats may have survived rabies infections — something that doctors thought was virtually impossible.http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/01/13071376-can-people-survive-rabies-so...

Mysterious deadly bat disease still spreading across U.S ...

Updated July. 25, 2014

The fungus that causes the deadly White Nose Syndrome in bats has been discovered on the wings of four bats in caves in Minnesota, adding another state to the growing ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/mysterious-deadly-bat-disease-still-...

Bat - eating spiders are everywhere, study finds - Science

Updated July. 25, 2014

Most bat prey of spiders are small or juvenile insect-eating bats, and usually are among the most common bat species of their areas.http://science.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/16/17339831-bat-eating-spiders-are-ever...

Bird flu, pig flu, now bat flu? - Health - Cold and flu ...

Updated July. 23, 2014

Bird flu, pig flu, now bat flu? Human risk unclear in a never-before-seen virus found in bats Below: x Jump to discuss comments belowhttp://www.nbcnews.com/id/46545745/ns/health-cold_and_flu/t/bird-flu-pig-flu-now...