What lurks in the deep waters of Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary?

Deep-diving scientists find that mesophotic reefs (an area called the Twilight Zone) are not a refuge they hoped

Australian lungfish Methuselah gets fed by hand at the Academy

Methuselah is our Australian lungfish—and she just might be the oldest fish in any public aquarium on Earth.

Academy scientists are trying to get coral to spawn in the lab.

Forest fire

Academy scientists are trying to understand what happens when we reintroduce fire to forests.

We're using genomics to understand more about beetles, seahorses, scorpion venom and other organisms!

The Academy's in-house production studio reveals how they created Expedition Reef's eye-popping effects.

Jean DeMouthe was the queen of museum collections, especially geology—gems and minerals.

Malaysia expedition

Academy scientists are working with local scientists in Penang, Malaysia to survey a very special rainforest.

Scorpion fluorescing

Scorpions are lurking in your backyard (really!). Don't worry, they're relatively harmless (and adorable!).


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