Education, Science & Sustainability
September 24, 2015

Endowed position is named in honor of William J. Patterson, former Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Programs & Events
September 24, 2015

Annual Halloween party will feature trick-or-treating, live animal demos, planetarium shows, and more.

Science & Sustainability
September 21, 2015

The California Academy of Sciences appoints Lauren Esposito, PhD, as its newest arachnology curator.

Leadership, Science & Sustainability
September 16, 2015

The Academy elects Dr. Jill Tarter as President; welcomes eight new members to Board of Trustees.

Programs & Events
September 15, 2015

Take a peek at the wonders that await in October!

September 15, 2015

Afterschool programs nationwide are enjoying exciting new science-rich content, straight from the Academy.

Science & Sustainability
September 5, 2015

3D shape analysis of primate shoulder blades answers longstanding questions about our oldest ancestor.

Animal News, Science & Sustainability
August 10, 2015

A little-known octopus excites scientists with surprising and rare mating behaviors.


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