Description: Explore Research: Florida Museum of Natural History distinguished professor Doug Soltis discusses his development of the Tree of Life project. After 30 years of research, Soltis has revealed a small portion of Tree, which includes 2.3 million species. He describes future plans for the project, which will take many more years to complete. He explains how the Tree of Life can help cure disease, develop medicines, improve agricultural crops and predict how plants and animals are going to move in response to climate change.
Description: Explore Research at the University of Florida: Jonathan Bloch, a curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History, discusses the discovery of Titanoboa, the world’s largest snake known to science, which would have been 40- to 50-feet long. The fossil was recovered from the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia and identified by Florida Museum scientists.
Description: Some essay exams are designed to test the exam taker on time management skills, as well as the content. Learn how to deal with these types of exams, which are called racehorse exams.