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March 25, 2020 at 10:01 am

Alumni News | Newspaper Features Richard Carter’s Research on Bats

Richard T. Carter, portrait

Dr. Richard T. Carter

Ohio University alum Dr. Richard T. Carter was featured in a Johnson City Press story headlined “ETSU’s Dr. Richard Carter makes new discovery in anatomical study of bats.”

Carter is Assistant Professor of Biology at East Tennessee State University.

…And in the darkness, they find their way around using echolocation, or a form of sonar, projecting soundwaves to form images of their surroundings. But what assists these flying mammals in doing this so effectively?

That is what an East Tennessee State University researcher is looking at in a study, “Evolution of the windpipe and larynx in echolocating bats,” funded by a $10,000 grant from the university’s Research Development Committee.

Read the whole story in the Johnson City Press.

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