Anelasma squalicola, a parasitic barnacle, can suck the life and the reproductive capabilities out of its host.
Posts Tagged ‘Life’
A team of dedicated volunteers work to free an entangled whale off the coast of California.
A peek behind-the-scenes at the Academy’s new Skulls exhibit.
Breeding numbers of the iconic blue-footed boobies of the Galápagos Islands have been dropping, and scientists are worried.
Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?
A new study demonstrates a complicated relationship between cuckoos and crows in Spain.
The California Academy of Sciences is partnering with iNaturalist to enlist an army of citizen scientists working toward conservation efforts.
Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.
Buried ancient rivers and missing martians– our Friday round-up of science headlines!
The Academy’s Stan Blum works in Biodiversity Informatics– he documents what lives where.