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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 the world's largest "Double Platinum" building and the first museum to acheive this award.
The Pocket Penguins app offers users live views of our charismatic African Penguins 24 hours a day.
3,607 birds housed at the Academy provided critical data for research about spread of Galapagos diseases.
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.
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