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UF researchers find genes that ‘tune’ flower fragrances

UF researchers find genes that ‘tune’ flower fragrances

Published: Feb 9th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Shakespeare famously wrote, “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” With all due respect to the Bard, University of Florida researchers may have to disagree: no matter what you call a flower, its scent can be changed.

UF study: Invasive snail may damage diet of rare Everglades bird

UF study: Invasive snail may damage diet of rare Everglades bird

Published: Feb 4th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Invasive animals often wreak havoc with their feeding habits; however, University of Florida researchers say a huge South American snail is causing problems when it’s the prey rather than the predator.