Stephenie Livingston is a writer based in Gainesville, Florida. She writes about the intersection of science and the environment with gender, politics, and culture. A native Floridian, she holds a master's degree in mass communications from the University of Florida, where she currently works as a science writer for UF News. She previously wrote for the Florida Museum of Natural History. Prior to that, she was a general assignments reporter in North Florida.
How an extinct ancestor of buttercups and poppies is helping solve Darwin's "abominable mystery"
On a cold January day in 2011, Nihal Saad Zaghloul marched for four hours with a crowd of thousands from Nasr City towards Ramses street protesting the Egyptian presidency of Hosni Mubarak.
As the legend goes, the devil fell in love with a local Indian woman and opened up a hole in the earth to take her down with him to hell-giving birth to a sunken rain forest.
To mark the closing of an era and the beginning of a new century, UF News profiled three Florida Museum women who are shaping the research institution's future and breaking the cycle of stereotypes and misconceptions in the world of science.
Space Plants Lab at UF