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UF botanists: Flowering plants evolved very quickly into five groups

Published: Nov 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida and University of Texas at Austin scientists have shed light on what Charles Darwin called the “abominable mystery” of early plant evolution.

UF study: Maya politics likely played role in ancient large-game decline

UF study: Maya politics likely played role in ancient large-game decline

Published: Nov 8th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida study is the first to document ancient hunting effects on large-game species in the Maya lowlands of Central America, and shows political and social demands near important cities likely contributed to their population decline, especially white-tailed deer.