Which Bat Is That? The Smell Will Tell

For the first time, people can distinguish one bat species from another by smell alone. Scientists from the USDA Forest Service and Arkansas State University found that a new, portable electronic nose (e-nose) device is capable of distinguishing between bat species by their smells. This study is part of a larger effort to help bats…  More 

Review Article by Forest Service Researcher Awarded

The 2011 Sensors review article Advances in Electronic-Nose Technologies Developed for Biomedical Applications written by Dr. A. Dan Wilson, a U.S Forest Service research plant pathologist with the Southern Research Station Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, and Dr. Manuela Baietto, research cooperator, Department of Plant Production, University of Milan, Italy was awarded 2nd prize for…  More