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New aquarium exhibit and larger-than-life animatronic models explore the mystery and power of venom on Earth.
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
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.
Endowed position is named in honor of William J. Patterson, former Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Annual Halloween party will feature trick-or-treating, live animal demos, planetarium shows, and more.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Lauren Esposito, PhD, as its newest arachnology curator.
The Academy elects Dr. Jill Tarter as President; welcomes eight new members to Board of Trustees.
Take a peek at the wonders that await in October!
Afterschool programs nationwide are enjoying exciting new science-rich content, straight from the Academy.
3D shape analysis of primate shoulder blades answers longstanding questions about our oldest ancestor.
A little-known octopus excites scientists with surprising and rare mating behaviors.
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