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A first for mammals: manatees use hairs as ‘underwater antennas’

Published: Mar 5th, 2002

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Chris Marshall noticed it when he snorkeled with manatees: Even when he remained still and quiet in murky water, they kept a safe distance.

DNA Tests At UF Resolve Family Questions About Missing Daughter’s Fate

Published: Feb 11th, 2002

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — DNA tests on female skeletal bones at a University of Florida laboratory have ended a Central Florida family’s traumatic 19-year search to find a loved one and launched them on a new mission to apprehend her killer.