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Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night – the genetics of bats

Posted by , on 20 May 2021

Bats in the night sky
Photo by Clément Falize on Unsplash

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking to the night skies with a closer look at the genetics of bats. Usually the stuff of horror films and Hallowe’en, these fascinating mammals have many important genetic secrets to share with us about evolution, longevity, immunity and more.

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