Our Research

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Life on Earth

Rare lichen unique to Florida discovered in museum collections, may be extinct

Life on Earth

Unsure how to help reverse insect declines? Scientists suggest simple ways

Life on Earth

New genus of tiny, iridescent snake from Philippines found in collection

Cultural Heritage

Ancient DNA retells story of Caribbean’s first people

Life on Earth

Top killers of Florida birds: Trauma on land, starvation at sea

Our People

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Hires & Promotions

Keith Willmott named director of McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity

Awards & Honors

Robert Guralnick named UF Research Foundation Professor

Our People

Remembering Naziha Mestaoui, renowned artist, museum collaborator

Museum Life

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Education & Outreach

Beware the underwater vampires

Five Facts

Five Facts: Portuguese man-of-war

Five Facts

Get to know Florida’s fossil pearls

Education & Outreach

Celebrating pollinators

Fieldwork

Florida’s rare blue bee rediscovered at Lake Wales Ridge

Education & Outreach

Akito Kawahara talks insect declines – and what you can do – with Adam Conover

Featured Focus

Florida Program for Shark Research

Life on Earth

Shark attacks drop during coronavirus lockdown

Education & Outreach

Welcome to shark class

Life on Earth

Shark attacks remained low in 2019 – but bites from the elusive cookiecutter were up

Evolution

Florida Museum scientists zoom in on DNA to save thorny skates

Life on Earth

Florida scientists tag deep-sea shark from submersible

Life on Earth

DNA from tooth in Florida man’s foot solves 25-year-old shark bite mystery