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Evolution

Plant study challenges tropics’ reputation as site of modern evolutionary innovation

Life on Earth

Gatorade fuels endangered Miami blue butterflies

Life on Earth

Shark attacks drop during coronavirus lockdown

Evolution

New books present the PhyloCode, an evolution-based system for naming organisms

Climate Change

Mice are shrinking, but are climate change and cities to blame?

Our People

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Our People

Remembering Naziha Mestaoui, renowned artist, museum collaborator

Awards & Honors

Austin, Bullen 2020 student research award winners named

Awards & Honors

Oldest mahogany fossil named for paleobotanist Steven Manchester

Museum Life

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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

Community Science

Help advance museum science in minutes with Notes from Nature

Five Facts

Five Facts: Cat’s-claw vine in Florida

Featured Focus

Florida Program for Shark Research

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

Life on Earth

Shark bites plummet, fatalities remain average in 2018