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This year, the City Nature Challenge focuses on international collaboration and the healing power of nature.
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.
Elizabeth Babcock receives White House honor for her leadership in digital learning lab collaboration.
Scientific papers show evidence of an expanding variety of plant foods, written into the enamel of fossil teeth.
Appointment coincides with the island’s new status as a United Nations World Biosphere Reserve.
Learn about NightLife, the Academy's weekly Thursday night party.
Male chick is the first to hatch since the new Academy opened in 2008.
The rare Larger Pacific Striped Octopus is notable for its unusual mating habits and dramatic coloration.
The California Academy of Sciences and KQED have developed a new multi-touch eBook about earthquakes.
Quake simulator, ostriches, hands-on programs, and more unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
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