Technology

iDigBio team looks at fish

iDigBio receives $15.5 million grant to digitize collections

Fossil primates, ancient mollusks and exotic butterflies will soon be coming to your home—as long as you have a personal computer. This week, the National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $15.5 million grant to the iDigBio project based at ...
By infusing a specimen with iodine and using a micro-CT scanner, Florida Museum researcher David Blackburn is able to view the nervous system of the Burundi screeching frog, Arthroleptis schubotzi.

What lies within

New micro-CT scanner allows inside view of even the tiniest fossils Infusing a specimen with iodine allows researchers using a micro-CT scanner to view the ne...
The Okeanos Explorer

A new age for exploring the uncharted deep sea

The Okeanos Explorer streams live footage while exploring ocean biodiversity and geography, allowing scientists and citizens to follow its expeditions online. ...
Ordway-Swisher Biological Station

9,700 acres tell stories of Florida’s past

The 9,700-acre Ordway-Swisher Biological Station is a near-pristine snapshot of pre-human Florida, with wetlands and uplands that include sand hills, swamps, marshes, hammocks and lakes. Florida Museum of Natural History photo by Zach Guignardi I...