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UF study names new genus of 125-million-year-old eudicot from China

Published: Mar 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has helped describe the earliest known fossil remains of a flowering plant from China that has a direct evolutionary relationship with most plants humans depend on today.

UF researcher: Flowering plant study ‘catches evolution in the act’

Published: Mar 17th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study shows when two flowering plants are crossed to produce a new hybrid, the new species’ genes are reset, allowing for greater genetic variation.

New UF study shows some sharks follow ‘mental map’ to navigate seas

New UF study shows some sharks follow ‘mental map’ to navigate seas

Published: Mar 9th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study led by a University of Florida researcher uses tracking data of three shark species to provide the first evidence some of the fish swim directly to targeted locations.