NCBI ROFL: That vampire bat recognizes you. And he's coming back tomorrow night.

By ncbi rofl | June 17, 2009 2:53 am

“Vampire bats even feed on human blood. Moreover, they tend to feed on the same individual over consecutive nights. RESULTS: Using psychoacoustical methods, we show that vampire bats can recognize individual humans by their breathing sounds.”

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NCBI ROFL is the brainchild of two Molecular and Cell Biology graduate students at UC Berkeley and features real research articles from the PubMed database (which is housed by the National Center for Biotechnology information, aka NCBI) that they find amusing (ROFL is a commonly-used internet acronym for "rolling on the floor, laughing"). Follow us on twitter: @ncbirofl

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