The Academy's addition to Osher Rainforest creates the perfect conditions for butterflies and moths.

What do scientists have in common with the species they discovered and described in 2016?

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?