Science News Roundup: Good friends and fresh blood: the social life of a vampire bat; Vaccinated pregnant women pass protective antibodies to babies

Scientists on Thursday provided a deeper understanding of social relationships among vampire bats, showing how those that have forged bonds akin to "friendships" with others will rendezvous with these buddies while foraging for a meal. Vaccinated pregnant women pass protective antibodies to babies The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19.


Reuters | Updated: 25-09-2021 18:42 IST | Created: 25-09-2021 18:27 IST
Science News Roundup: Good friends and fresh blood: the social life of a vampire bat; Vaccinated pregnant women pass protective antibodies to babies
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Good friends and fresh blood: the social life of a vampire bat

When one thinks of vampire bats, friendship and cooperation may not be among the qualities that come to mind for these blood-feasting creatures of the night. But maybe they should. Scientists on Thursday provided a deeper understanding of social relationships among vampire bats, showing how those that have forged bonds akin to "friendships" with others will rendezvous with these buddies while foraging for a meal.

Vaccinated pregnant women pass protective antibodies to babies

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review. Vaccinated pregnant women pass antibodies to babies

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