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Interactive exhibit explores polar animals and features outdoor ice rink and snow flurries.
Team constructs new family tree for group of nudibranchs; discovers color mimics.
A new fish species is only known to exist in the deep reefs of St. Pauls Rocks, a remote Brazilian archipelago.
Scientists team up to quantify the “dark data” in fossil collections.
Appointment coincides with the island’s new status as a United Nations World Biosphere Reserve.
Learn about NightLife, the Academy's weekly Thursday night party.
Male chick is the first to hatch since the new Academy opened in 2008.
The rare Larger Pacific Striped Octopus is notable for its unusual mating habits and dramatic coloration.
The California Academy of Sciences and KQED have developed a new multi-touch eBook about earthquakes.
Quake simulator, ostriches, hands-on programs, and more unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
A high-speed tour of the past 200 million years will unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
From clawed spiders to deep-sea sharks, these 2012 discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth.
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