Today's post reveals how Lucy died 3.8 million years ago, why lobsters can consume poisonous jellies, and more.

How are scientists tracking effects of sea star wasting disease? How are starfish and ecosystems recovering?

Academy scientists discover a new fish species in the new Twilight Zone exhibit!

News we didn't want you to miss: Yosemite heat and rockfalls, protecting fisheries, and important sea cucumbers.

Academy researchers have discovered a small-but-stealthy new shark species off the coast of Central America.

Hermaphroditic barnacles have a lot going for them in the romance department...

Academy scientists discovered dozens of new species last year, trying to understand more about the tree of life.

Coral reef ecosystems, one of our most critical habitats on Earth, have been in the research news lately. Why?

This week's short news bites features Earth-related headlines...

Scientists are looking at the shoulder blades of humans and our relatives to learn more about our ancestors.


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