A lesser short-nosed fruit bat. Fruit bats are famous for their immunity to a wide range of diseases. Photo: Supplied

How the Pentagon is planning to use bats in the battle against bioweapons

The last US military attempt to employ bats was a disastrous failure that involved miniature bombs. Now, their remarkable defensive abilities against disease are being eyed

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A lesser short-nosed fruit bat. Fruit bats are famous for their immunity to a wide range of diseases. Photo: Supplied
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