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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.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
Outdoor ice skating, indoor snow flurries, live performances, and more through January 7, 2018.
Survey of urban households reveals how room layout and lifestyle impacts the diversity of our tiniest roommates.
Using high-speed and time-lapse videography, the series takes an in-depth look at surprising natural phenomena.
A species discovery 360 feet beneath the ocean’s surface was revealed only when moved to Steinhart Aquarium.
The Academy’s Dr. Meg Lowman urges global recognition of forests’ spiritual value as a reason to conserve them.
Survey findings will be used to nominate pristine rainforest in Penang for UNESCO recognition.
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