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Ancient origins of donkeys discovered

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September 14, 2022

The horse has cemented its place in history as a companion animal, athlete, mode of transportation and more. Sometimes overlooked, the donkey has its own unique and significant history, which tells how it evolved right alongside humans. New ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Equine, Equine Research, Genetics, Genome, Genome Sequencing, History, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department

Thoughts on Change: A Look at Old Miami from the Eyes of One of Its Newest Residents

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February 16, 2022

Change—whether evolutionary or man-made—is a vital process that is woven into the fabric of nature, one that has shaped the world to how we see it today. On a small scale, change has the potential to better one’s life, like a New Year's ... READ MORE

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Tags: Biodiversity, Change, Climate, Conservation, Coral Gables, Evolution, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Historical Florida, History, Miami, Pine Rocklands, Pollinators, South Florida, UF, Uf/ifas Miami-dade County, University Of Miami

Summer Reading List

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June 25, 2019

Looking for something fun to do this summer? There’s nothing like relaxing with a good book! This UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences selection of staff-recommended titles covers a wide variety of unique topics. So, whether you’re ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Book Recommendations, Books, Careers, Conservation, Dystopian Fiction, Education, Family, Fiction, Fitness, Health, Historical Fiction, History, Home Gardening, Industry, Landscapes, Life Science, Literature, Memoirs, Mystery, Non-fiction, Reading List, Recommended Reads, Sci-fi, Science Fiction, Scientific Investigation, Sustainability, Youth

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