Students dissect lionfish to look for prey items during marine biology class.

Researchers, Restaurateurs Tackle Lionfish Problem

While it may be beautiful in a home aquarium, the aggressive and fast-reproducing lionfish is wreaking havoc in the ocean ecosystem and endangering reef habitats.

Graduate student Maddeline Voas 3D prints a sacrum with spina bifida at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.

UWF Uses 3-D Technology To Recreate History

Hours after the discovery of a new species of human ancestor was announced, Dr. Kristina Killgrove was able to put replicas of bones from the landmark archaeological find in the hands of her students.

Pensacola Beach, June 23th 2010.

Oil Spill-Related Research Dollars Drive New Understanding of Gulf

In 1989, the California-bound Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef in Prince William Sound and over several days dumped the largest volume of oil ever released into U.S. waters.