NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team spread across four universities has netted a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study bats to uncover the genetic, developmental, and anatomical basis of natural selection for their unique sensory structures.

The group includes three co-principal investigators from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Stony Brook University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a partner at Queen Mary University of London, UMass Amherst said yesterday.

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