Collections Stories: Avian Pox
Researchers are using the Academy's collections to discover when avian pox arrived on the Galapagos.
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The Academy's Stan Blum works in Biodiversity Informatics-- basically documenting what lives where.
What is killing domestic snakes? UCSF and Academy scientists solve the mystery.
How does mimicry work in butterflies? Academy researcher Durrell Kapan and his colleagues have found the answer in one butterfly's genome.
Take a peek into the Academy's Center for Comparative Genomics with the lab's director, Brian Simison. Learn how cutting-edge technology is changing the way our scientists work.
This special octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) mimics other marine animals as a form of defense. How did it evolve to do this?