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Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
New fossil animal named after the goddess Athena shows how sea lilies’ arms evolved.
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.
The Academy's new 212,000-gallon aquarium tank holds the world's deepest living coral reef display.
Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged brings his expertise in early human evolution to his new role as anthropology chair.
Proposed protected areas will preserve the maximum number of species.
The California Academy of Sciences is constructing a dynamic new facility in Golden Gate Park.
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