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March 25, 2014
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Invasive Burmese Pythons Are Good Navigators and Can Find Their Way Home

Everglades National Park, Fla.— Invasive Burmese pythons in South Florida are able to find their way home even when moved far away from their capture locations, a finding that has implications for the spread of the species.  A multi-organizational team … Continue reading

November 1, 2012
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PTSD Consortium

Researchers seek better ways to diagnose, treat disorder Tania Roth studies what happens to the brain when stress occurs early in life, seeking to pinpoint how those kinds of bad experiences can cause molecular changes to DNA. Now, by participating … Continue reading

August 18, 2012
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UF Scientists Find State Record 87 Eggs In Largest Python From Everglades

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers curating a 17-foot-7-inch Burmese python, the largest found in Florida, discovered 87 eggs in the snake, also a state record. Scientists at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the UF campus examined … Continue reading

May 6, 2012
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New UF Study Shows Early North Americans Lived With Extinct Giant Beasts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study that determined the age of skeletal remains provides evidence humans reached the Western Hemisphere during the last ice age and lived alongside giant extinct mammals. The study published online today (May … Continue reading

March 24, 2011
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Ancient Trash Heaps Gave Rise To Everglades Tree Islands

SANTA FE, N.M.— Garbage mounds left by prehistoric humans might have driven the formation of many of the Florida Everglades’ tree islands, distinctive havens of exceptional ecological richness in the sprawling marsh that are today threatened by human development. Tree … Continue reading