About Explore

Explore engages readers in the journey of scientific discovery, scholarship and creativity at the University of Florida. We invite our readers along for the adventure as faculty and students pursue knowledge in the laboratory, in the field and in the studio.

Publisher: David P. Norton, Vice President for Research


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