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Saving Vulnerable African Penguins
4/28/15, 1:13 pm

Steinhart Aquarium researchers traveled to South Africa to help save hundreds of penguin chicks from starvation.

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Friendly Fungus
2/17/15, 10:53 am
What lies beneath a mushroom and how does it help the ecosystem? Fungi are essential in providing moisture to soil and plants, and play a huge role in decomposition. With animations from Habitat Earth.
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Daring Dumpling Squid
2/9/15, 10:45 am

Researchers have found that the dumpling squid will risk it all, even death, for a shot at reproduction.

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Pressure in the Twilight Zone
2/2/15, 12:41 pm

Scientists are using advanced rebreather technology to dive deeply into unexplored areas of the ocean.

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Saving Salamanders
1/26/15, 2:29 pm

Will a lethal fungal disease in Europe spread to North American salamanders?

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What's in a Name?
1/22/15, 8:50 am

How do animals and plants get their scientific names? Find out as Academy scientists add 221 new species to the tree of life.

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Mountain Lake Restoration Project
1/12/15, 10:20 am

Scientists and volunteers replant and repopulate Mountain Lake in San Francisco with native species.

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Communicating Science
1/5/15, 11:17 am

The way we communicate science is changing, and it can have a real impact on society.

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How to Observe a Meteor Shower
12/30/14, 1:15 pm

Here are some fun tips for observing the upcoming meteor shower!

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A new ROV allows scientists to explore the Arctic Ocean like never before.
12/23/14, 1:11 pm

A new ROV allows scientists to explore the Arctic Ocean like never before.

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Genetics of Monarch Migration
11/24/14, 2:27 pm

The epic journey monarch butterflies make is reflected in their genes.

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Living with Arthropods
11/17/14, 10:15 am

Who are you sharing your home with? Check out the creepy-crawlies that scientists are finding in our homes.

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Twilight Zone: Color and Light
11/5/14, 3:46 pm

Spooky darkness, bright colors, and big eyes! Discover what scientists are finding in the ocean depths known as the Twilight Zone.

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The Timing of Vines
9/29/14, 11:27 am

Academy researchers investigate how climate change affects California's grapes and the wine industry. 

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Pygmy Seahorses
9/22/14, 12:46 pm

Academy researchers are among the first to study tiny, fascinating pygmy seahorses that live exclusively on coral in the Philippines.

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Armored Lizards
9/15/14, 11:00 am

Scientists are using CT scanning and 3-D imaging to study the endoskeletons of armored lizards without harming them.

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