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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.
A new way to experience the Academy’s beloved rainforest; plus dark matter, black holes, and birthday parties!
Animal love is in the air!
Weekly after-hours series for adults announces new year of programs.
From a fleet of shining beetles to an armored African lizard, these discoveries add to Earth’s tree of life.
Make having fun learning about science one of your New Year’s resolutions!
Academy researchers dove into the wake of Hurricane Matthew to survey little-known storm impacts on coral reefs.
Award ceremony to take place on November 15, 2016
See the Academy transformed into a wintry wonderland with the return of the exhibit 'Tis the Season for Science.
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