Scientists find drugs that may fight bat disease

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2009 file photo, Scott Crocoll holds a dead Indiana bat in an abandoned mine in Rosendale, N.Y. Scientists have taken a key step toward fighting a disease that is killing the nation's bats, finding several drugs that show promise for treatment and antiseptics that may help decontaminate areas where bats live or the people who visit them. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

September 13, 2010 11:03:58 AM PDT
Scientists may have found some ways to help the nation's bats, which are being wiped out by a novel fungal disease.