Scientists from the Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute have discovered an efficient process to discover new "enediyne natural products" from soil microbes. This could further be developed into extremely potent anticancer drugs.
The large submarine landslide on the slopes of the Great Bahama Bank could potentially generate hazardous tsunami waves several meters high along the east coasts of Florida and northern Cuba.
The re-emergence of the New World screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax), has resulted in an agricultural state of emergency being declared in Monroe County, Florida
After disappearing for 60 years, the tropical bedbug has reappeared in Florida, as confirmed by the University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) researchers.
NASA scientists have discovered that an Arctic ice chunk the size of Florida has disappeared, and a footage of it is going viral on the Internet.
Incidents in the Bermuda Triangle have made headlines since Vincent Gaddis coined the term in February 1964, attributing any ships or airplanes that have gone missing to the region’s supposedly paranormal properties. The waters surrounded by Miami, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda has claimed many aircraft and sea vessels and continues to seize more victims up to the present time.
The internet has gone berserk after a theory popped up online, claiming that it might have found the reason behind the Bermuda Triangle mystery, and it all points out to hexagonal shaped clouds. However, NBC meteorologist Kevin Corriveau is not convinced at all.
People have reported experiencing coughing and having difficulty in breathing despite being far away from the red tide area.
Florida Wildlife Commission and Mote Marine Laboratory officials have confirmed that red tide has hit the Tampa Bay area. Right after hitting Longboat Key, the red tide has afflicted Lido Key and Siesta Key beaches as well, and will reportedly last for two weeks to a few months.
Add another level to the fearsome ruthlessness of sharks. A large shark was captured on video eating a smaller shark on Jacksonville Beach Pier in Florida recently, proving the occasionally cannibalistic nature of the fearsome sea creature.
After 11 long years, a very powerful hurricane will make a landfall in the state of Florida. From previously a tropical storm Hermine, it now turns as a hurricane with its maximum sustained winds increased to 120 km/hr.
For weeks, a massive manatee was spotted hanging out in Cape waters. However, as cooler temperatures arrive in fall, wildlife experts say that Cape Cod's strange visitor might be in danger.
Weather forecasters predict Florida and the Bahamas will be hit with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall on Sunday and Monday. This could be the largest hurricane to ever hit Florida in years.
Gross or adorable? The Capybaras, the largest rodents in the planet, are actually highly sociable animals.