Published: Dec 12th, 1996
GAINESVILLE —A University of Florida anthropologist is part of an international research team whose new findings could change the way human evolution theory is taught in some classrooms.
Published: Nov 7th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — A 10,000-year-old underwater time capsule is giving University of Florida scientists new clues about the first people to survive the tumultuous transition from the Ice Age to today’s modern climate.
Published: Oct 31st, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Understanding why an ancient oyster became as large as a dinner plate may help answer the evolutionary riddle of how generations of dinosaurs and other animals grew.
Published: Aug 15th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Humans have erased eons of evolution on remote Pacific islands, says a University of Florida researcher who follows in Charles Darwin’s footsteps on an upcoming television special.
Published: Jun 5th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Scientists are searching for more fossils after a University of Florida paleontologist discovered a wing bone that revealed a 2-million-year-old killer bird so tough that it survived the collision of two continents.
Published: May 31st, 1996
GAINESVILLE —Although early civilizations did not clear land for convenience stores, strip malls or housing developments, they did change the land to suit their needs and overused natural resources long before the industrial revolution, archaeologists have shown.
Published: Apr 26th, 1996
GAINESVILLE—Learning something new about something old explains part of archaeology’s lure to legions of amateurs who follow their passion despite bug bites, bad food and nonexistent plumbing, says a University of Florida anthropologist.
Published: Apr 12th, 1996
GAINESVILLE—Satellite radar imagery is giving scientists a first-ever look at ancient cultures, some buried beneath dense jungle or tons of sand.