Posts Tagged ‘Science Today’

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.

Frog Tongues

Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Frog tongues are amazingly fast and super sticky.

Saving Whales

Monday, June 9th, 2014
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A team of dedicated volunteers work to free an entangled whale off the coast of California.

Skulls: Scaffolding Under the Skin

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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A peek behind-the-scenes at the Academy’s new Skulls exhibit.

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?

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.

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