Scorpion fluorescing

Academy arachnologist Lauren Esposito explains why scorpions are not to be feared—and how they glow in the dark.

Scientists are rushing to learn more about northern spotted owls to help protect them.

Highly endangered cycads fetch a high price and the ancient plants are being stolen at an alarming rate.

Academy scientists join the 2017 March for Science.


The Academy's addition to the Rainforest exhibit creates the perfect conditions for butterflies and moths.

What do scientists have in common with the species they discovered and described in 2016?

Today's post reveals how Lucy died 3.8 million years ago, why lobsters can consume poisonous jellies, and more.

How are scientists tracking effects of sea star wasting disease? How are starfish and ecosystems recovering?

Academy scientists discover a new fish species in the new Twilight Zone exhibit!

News we didn't want you to miss: Yosemite heat and rockfalls, protecting fisheries, and important sea cucumbers.


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