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How can we avoid megafires? A healthy stretch of forest near Lake Tahoe hints that active management is key.
Study shows flattie spiders turn to capture their prey at a speed nearly three times faster than an eye blink.
As timberland converts to cannabis, spotted and barred owls test positive for rat poison.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
Researchers' expertise lies in infectious viruses, African frogs, and tropical reef fishes
Scientists find additional evidence that the Philippines is one of the most species-rich places on the planet.
Meet Elizabeth Babcock, the Academy's New Dean of Education.
New finds from Ethiopia push tool use back by almost a million years.
The Academy's innovative building earns the highest sustainability rating of any museum in the world.
Learn why the new California Academy of Sciences is one of San Francisco's must-see destinations.
The Academy's new 212,000-gallon aquarium tank holds the world's deepest living coral reef display.
Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged brings his expertise in early human evolution to his new role as anthropology chair.
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