Posts Tagged ‘biology’

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.

Armored Lizards

Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Scientists are using CT scanning and 3-D imaging to study the endoskeletons of armored lizards without harming them.

Assuring an Endangered Frog’s Future

Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Academy scientists are collecting, breeding and studying Lake Oku clawed frogs.

Big City, Big Spiders

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Sydney scientists find that orb-weaving spiders grow larger and produce more offspring if they live in urban areas.

Digital Learning: Dog Evolution

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

Digital Learning: Specimen Preparation

Monday, August 18th, 2014
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

Talking Turtles

Monday, August 18th, 2014
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What are they saying? Turtle vocalizations may be linked to migration, nesting habits.

Digital Learning: A Window into the Past

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

What Does the Mantis Shrimp See?

Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?

Trees in Australia are Striking Gold

Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Samples of gold in the leaves of certain trees may indicate subsurface deposits of the metal.

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