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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.
Interactive exhibit explores the science of frozen polar regions with live reindeer, festive programs, and more!
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September.
In honor of the Academy's tenth anniversary, museum will offer free admission to all during three-day period.
A team of researchers takes a closer look at the state of the Great Barrier Reef.
Over 700 3D scientific specimens and artifacts from the museum’s world-renowned collection now available online.
The California Academy of Sciences hires Dr. Pim Bongaerts as its newest curator and coral biologist.
The Academy is pleased to announce the election of Elizabeth “Liebe” Patterson as the new chair of its board.
Executive Director Jonathan Foley to assume new role as Senior Scholar.
Deep mesophotic reefs are unique systems bursting with life and deserving of lasting protection.
48 top images represent the best in nature and conservation photography from around the world.
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