Tag Archives: National Science Foundation

UF scientists construct the mammal tree of life

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:25 am

The study of the largest tree-of-life database ever created was published to the journal Science Thursday. A group of University of Florida scientists worked to create this database as part of an international team that researches genetic and physical characteristics of placental mammals, which evolved into many of the mammals on Earth today.

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Mouse holds genetic key to regeneration

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:03 am

An African mouse’s ability to regenerate body parts may have implications for medical treatment in humans, according to a recent study by UF researchers.

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Florida Museum of Natural History uses grant to digitize invertebrate collection

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Web searchers will soon be a few clicks away from one of the largest collections of invertebrates in the world. This year, the museum expects to add 20- to 40,000 records, he said.

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