(PhysOrg.com) -- The worlds largest optical telescope has allowed University of Florida astronomers to see new details about deep space galaxies, finding new clues to explain the evolution of galaxies like our own.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Seemingly simple animals such as the snail and squid have ransacked the genetic toolkit over the last half billion years to find different ways to build complex brains, nervous systems and shells, according ...
Did an ancient crocodile relative give the world's largest snake a run for its money?
From hot pink to traditional French and Lady Gaga's sophisticated designs, manicured nails have become the grammar of fashion.
World financial markets may be reeling from new setbacks, but it turns out theres a secret economy right under our noses and its thriving. The movers and shakers, however, are plants and fungi.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Earthquakes and volcanoes are known for their ability to transform Earth's surface, but new research in the Caribbean has found they can also move ancient Earth rock foundations more than 1,000 miles.
Like rock stars of the rodent world, the flashiest performers of a Central American mouse species get the most attention from the ladies, a University of Florida study shows.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Plastic may compete with paper in the grocery line, but it doesnt have to compete with the worlds food supply, according to University of Florida researchers.
University of Florida researchers have described a new species of land crab that documents the first crab extinction during the human era.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Florida and six other institutions have unlocked some of the key foundations for the evolution of seed and flowering plants.