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Guantanamo Bay Has Surprising Biodiversity
2012-09-07 11:04:57

In the first study of butterflies and moths on the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, University of Florida scientists have discovered a vast biodiversity in an area previously unknown to researchers.

2012-01-06 16:01:24

A new University of Florida study shows genomes of a recently formed plant species to be highly unstable, a phenomenon that may have far-reaching evolutionary consequences.

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2011-03-08 09:50:12

A University of Florida study demonstrates extinction’s ripple effect through the animal kingdom, including how the demise of large mammals 20,000 years ago led to the disappearance of one species of cowbird.

2011-01-07 18:37:00

A new University of Florida study following the evolution of lice shows modern humans started wearing clothes about 170,000 years ago, a technology which enabled them to successfully migrate out of Africa.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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