Our Research

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Life on Earth

Here be dragons: Analysis reveals new species in Smaug lizard group

Evolution

Skulls gone wild: How and why some frogs evolved extreme heads

Evolution

Bulb size matters: Uncovering the evolution of the plant kingdom’s doomsday preppers

Cultural Heritage

Liz Wing: A portrait in persistence

Education & Outreach

Welcome to shark class

Our People

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Awards & Honors

Two Florida Museum scientists elected 2019 AAAS fellows

Awards & Honors

Museum team’s data tool wins second place in Ebbe Nielsen Challenge

Hires & Promotions

Michelle LeFebvre appointed South Florida Archaeology and Ethnography’s assistant curator

Museum Life

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Education & Outreach

Five invasive plants that might be lurking in your garden

Collections

Mission accessible: Florida’s historic Spanish missions go digital

Education & Outreach

Wrens aplenty and gulls galore: Highlights from the 2019 Gainesville Christmas Bird Count

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How we stuff a turkey at the Florida Museum

Education & Outreach

How can scientists engage the public? New book offers best practices

Collections

Environmental archaeology receives NSF grant to curate specimens before data go ‘dark’

Featured Focus

Florida Program for Shark Research

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

Life on Earth

DNA from shark tooth in boy’s leg used to ID species in bite incident