Academy biologists sustainably source many of the butterfly species found in our rainforest exhibit.
Citizen scientists can help scientists and policy-makers track changes in the environment.
Biologists in the Steinhart Aquarium use enrichment and training to keep animals healthy and engaged.
Researchers have discovered a very stealthy new shark.
Hermaphroditic barnacles have a lot going for them in the romance department...
Academy scientists discovered dozens of new species last year, trying to understand more about the tree of life.
Coral reef ecosystems, one of our most critical habitats on Earth, have been in the research news lately. Why?
This week's short news bites features Earth-related headlines...
Scientists are looking at the shoulder blades of humans and our relatives to learn more about our ancestors.
Among octopuses, researchers are finding that the larger Pacific striped octopus is a bit of an oddball.
How can you protect something you don't know exists? Improved documentation of sharks helps conservation effort.
Learn how and why cephalopods like octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish change colors.