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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.
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September 2019.
Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged brings his expertise in early human evolution to his new role as anthropology chair.
Proposed protected areas will preserve the maximum number of species.
The California Academy of Sciences is constructing a dynamic new facility in Golden Gate Park.
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