Explore Science offers a window into our scientific collections and highlights the people, issues, and scientific breakthroughs that are redefining how we understand—and protect—life on Earth.
How does biodiversity affect human health? Can we put a price tag on it?
California's endemic plant species support a rich, diverse group of native and visiting organisms.
UC Berkeley researchers are working on an early-warning system for earthquakes.
Take a kinetic journey through seismic phenomena and explore how they fit into Earth's geologic history.
On the anniversary of the 1906 seismic event, we look at recent earthquake news.
Understanding and appreciating these graceful, fascinating creatures can help save them.
John McCosker studies great white sharks and the marine life of the Galapagos Islands.
Academy researchers investigate how climate change affects California's grapes and the wine industry.
Some penguins may fare better than others as the planet warms.
Most people who see me in the Project Lab know me as the bug and spider guy, taking pictures of and...
Academy researcher John McCosker talks about local sharks and efforts to protect them.
Academy scientists describe some of the spectacular organisms that can be discovered in the shallows.
If you live in California, you're pretty much surrounded by weeds, but which plants qualify as weeds and why?
Scientists are looking at fruit fly brains to understand how humans make decisions.
Three new studies that we don’t want you to miss!
A new report provides ways to tackle climate change and improve economic growth.
The monarch genome reveals the mechanisms behind migration, color and the butterfly's origin.