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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.
Upcoming planetarium show takes audiences on a journey through the vast networks of life on Earth.
Academy scientists use next-generation sequencing technology to refine a turtle “tree of life.”
Recent hatches highlight the success of captive breeding programs in sustaining genetically healthy populations.
iNaturalist.org's new series of maps connects the network's community to the natural world like never before.
Dr. Michelle Trautwein lends fly expertise to study on the evolution of insects.
The Osher Fellows program is an extension of more than 30 years of support from the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Celebrate the winter holidays with a scientific twist from November 26, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Meet our new fellows and emeritus curators.
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