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Holy hijinks Batman! Bats scramble each other's calls for food

Here's a skill that Batman might wish he had: Scientists have discovered that some bats can mess up each other's chances of snagging a meal. Just think: Batman could put the bad guys on a diet by doing this. He could starve them into behaving.

Scientists hope new vaccine will save koalas ravaged by chlamydia

Brisbane - On Wednesday, Australian scientists say they successfully tested a vaccine against chlamydia in wild koalas — and they believe this may be a breakthrough in combating the deadly disease ravaging these native marsupials.

No small risk: The man who saved 669 children from the Nazis

Prague - It was no simple act of kindness. Instead, it was an act of quiet determination and selfless bravery by Sir Nicholas Winton that saved the lives of 669 children in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939.

Rare beauty: Saving the Scottish wildcat

Prowling the Scottish highlands, this beautiful cat looks much like a house cat. In fact, the Scottish wildcat and our domestic felines do share an ancestor and that's how cats earned their grace, agility, and intelligence.

Japan: The cat came back—three years after the tsunami

Ofunato - If only cats could talk. Especially Suika. The black, short-furred cat lived with Kazuko Yamagishi and her husband Takeo in Ofunato, which is in the northeastern Iwate Prefecture.

Making light of Costa Concordia tragedy a no-no on BBC in U.K.

A BBC announcer's Costa Concordia remarks has lead the broadcaster to make 7 personal apologies. Sir Terry Wogan, a veteran announcer, has been cited for the remarks he made days after the Jan.13 tragedy, but was not required to apologize on-air.

BBC says yes: Will Lady Gaga open and close 54th Grammy Awards?

The BBC in the U.K. has said that Lady Gaga will be opening and closing the 54th Grammy Awards show in L.A. on Feb. 12, 2012, but they don't say where they came upon the news. The Grammy website makes no mention of Lady Gaga in the show.
 

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