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Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
New fossil animal named after the goddess Athena shows how sea lilies’ arms evolved.
From geckos to goblin spiders, flowering plants, and island ants, these new species grow Earth's tree of life.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
The Academy is among more than 40 new partners that will become part of the STEM education network.
Team calls for investment in underfunded natural history museum collections (and the treasures they house).
iNaturalist users—and the artificial intelligence they help power—help observe and monitor global species.
Breathtaking images represent best in nature photography from around the world.
Named for Black Panther’s Wakanda, a dazzling new fairy wrasse enchants with purple scales and hidden reef home.
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September 2019.
New exhibit dives deep into the shape-shifting, color-changing, and ever-evolving science of skin.
Summer music series returns to the California Academy of Sciences from July through October.
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