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FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS

Footprints

With their first steps, humans change landscapes and leave evidence behind Climate change, ruling elites, stressed natural resources, sustainable development. The world of the ancient Maya was complex, with issues much like those today, says...
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Montbrook

It’s not uncommon for Florida Museum paleontologists to get calls about fossils. But a call in 2015 from a Levy County landowner about bones discovered on his property led to a bustling dig with valuable finds. Museum paleontologists say the...
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Botany Abuzz

Untangling Florida’s botanical family tree A rose is a rose is a rose. But is an Aster an Aster? Well, it depends. Globally, the plant world is in a tizzy, and that’s a good thing, says Kent Perkins, collections manager for the University of...
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Collection of Lycaenidae specimens in a display case.

Night Vision

The McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity expands knowledge of butterflies and moths When night falls, it’s time to go to work, says Akito Kawahara. “The night is where it’s at,” says Kawahara, an assistant curator for the McGuire...
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NEWS BRIEFS

Invasive Evolution

The federally endangered bird, the snail kite, was faced with an...
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Portraits of UF faculty members, Doug Soltis and Art Hebard

Two UF faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two University of Florida faculty members have been named to the...
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UF plays key role in trial for successful Ebola vaccine

An international group of researchers associated with the World Health...
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RESEARCHER HIGHLIGHT

Mark Gold

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Professor of Psychiatry Mark Gold has been a pioneer in addiction research for more than 40 years, progressing from the addictive traits of...
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