Posts Tagged ‘academy research’

Pygmy Seahorses

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Academy researchers are among the first to study tiny, fascinating pygmy seahorses that live exclusively on coral in the Philippines.

Discovering Beetle Species in Taiwan

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Beetles, biodiversity, taiwan, Leistus, David Kavanaugh, Academy research, entomology

One researcher’s trip to Taiwan reveals nine new species of beetles.

Skulls: Scaffolding Under the Skin

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
skulls, science today, life, Academy research, Jack Dumbacher, Moe Flannery

A peek behind-the-scenes at the Academy’s new Skulls exhibit.

Describing New Species

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Academy research, Ants, beetles, francisco, life, luiz rocha, nudibranchs, paco hita garcia, researchers, Science Today, sea fan, sharks, vaness knutson

Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.

Shark Conservation

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
shark week, conservation, shark, world wildlife fund, academy research, university of san francisco, conservationalist, protect, swim, documentary, shark stewards of the reef, coral reef, predator, shark fin ban, eco-tourism, ecosystem, cambodia, malaysia, hong kong, earth island institute, overhunting, swim for sharks, david mcguire

Perhaps the most important message the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week can deliver is not how sharks may be dangerous, but how these fantastic fish are in danger.

Our Orca Story

Friday, May 10th, 2013
orcas, cetaceans, killer whales, dolphins, ecotypes, offshore, sharks, Academy research, Built for Speed

Discover how Orca O319 came to the Academy.

Turtle Hybrids

Thursday, March 21st, 2013
brian simison, academy research, researcher, turtles, sliders, genetics, genomics, red-eared

Academy researcher Brian Simison uses turtles to study the genetics behind hybridization.

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