Bats (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption Despite their small body size, bats live longer than expected. Liliana Davalos from SUNY at Stony Brook will compare the genomes of closely related species that differ in longevity, including this pale spear-nosed bat, to learn more about the secrets of exceptional longevity. Credit Stephen J. Rossiter, Queen Mary University, London Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.