Winifred Frick

Nov. 08, 2013

So Far, No Silver Bullet to Stop Lethal Bat Fungus

Scientists say antifungal bacteria could help fight the fungus causing white-nose syndrome.

white-nose syndrome, bats, fungus, antifungal

Aug. 06, 2010

Bad Days for Bats

The 'White Nose Syndrome' disease affecting bat populations has put one species of bat at risk of 'regional extinction' within the next 20 years.

bats, disease, white nose syndrome, fungus

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

Baby, It's Cold Outside

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

Mystery Box

Snowflake Safari

\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

\tVideo originally published on ScienceFriday.com on December 31, 2009

Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Science Friday® and SciFri® are registered service marks of Science Friday, Inc. Site design by Pentagram; engineering by Mediapolis.

 

topics