Posts Tagged ‘Life’

Cuckoo for Crows

Monday, March 24th, 2014
crow, cuckoo, parasite, symbiosis, research, predators, nests, brood parasites, life

A new study demonstrates a complicated relationship between cuckoos and crows in Spain.

Citizen Science at the Academy

Friday, February 28th, 2014
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The California Academy of Sciences is partnering with iNaturalist to enlist an army of citizen scientists working toward conservation efforts.

Describing New Species

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.

Signs of Life

Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Buried ancient rivers and missing martians– our Friday round-up of science headlines!

What Lives Where

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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The Academy’s Stan Blum works in Biodiversity Informatics– he documents what lives where.

Diving Deep For Science

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
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James Cameron and a team of scientists have found diverse life deep in the ocean. Have they also found the origins of life?

Life Near the Asteroid Belt

Friday, November 9th, 2012
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Two researchers hypothesize that an asteroid belt, just the right size and distance from its star, might be necessary for a star system to support a life-bearing planet.

Tapeworm Muse

Monday, July 9th, 2012
Dave Ebert

Imagine having a tapeworm named after you…

A Plant-Filled Planet

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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Plants shaped the surface of Earth, affecting the oceans and climate of our planet as they began to appear 470 million years ago.

Europa’s Great Lakes

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Lakes under Europa’s surface could hold the key to life on Jupiter’s icy moon.

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