Madhya Pradesh Officials Blame Bats For Power Cuts, BJP Attacks Congress
Sunday, June 23, 2019, 8:25 AM
As MP continues to reel under frequent and unscheduled power-cuts, officials of the state-electricity-company are holding bats responsible for the woes, claiming that they are causing faults in the supply-lines, especially in Bhopal. They say bats hanging on the power supply-lines sometimes cause short-circuits, which ultimately lead to outages. The Congress claimed there is no crisis as Madhya Pradesh is a power surplus state.
Bedbugs Are Older Than Bats, Evolved Around 50 Million Years Ago: Study
Monday, May 20, 2019, 7:37 PM
It turns-out that bedbugs are older than bats a mammal that people had previously believed to be their first host 50-60 million-years ago. Bedbugs in fact evolved around 50-million-years earlier, a recent study-suggests. Work by an-international-team of scientists, including University of Sheffield, compared the DNA of dozens of bedbug species in order to understand the evolutionary relationships within group as-well-as their relationship with humans.