Our Research

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Climate Change

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

Evolution

Catnip’s chemical attractant is new twist on old family tradition

Fieldwork

Florida’s rare blue bee rediscovered at Lake Wales Ridge

Evolution

Lyin’ eyes: Butterfly, moth eyespots may look the same, but likely evolved separately

Cultural Heritage

During tough times, ancient ‘tourists’ sought solace in Florida oyster feasts

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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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

Education & Outreach

Welcome to shark class

Education & Outreach

Five invasive plants that might be lurking in your garden

Collections

Mission accessible: Florida’s historic Spanish missions go digital

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