Oldest Living Aquarium Fish Resides at San Francisco's California Academy of SciencesAn Australian lungfish named Methuselah at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world.
African Penguins At California Academy of Sciences Get ValentinesThough the doors of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco are still closed due to the pandemic, the museum's African penguins still marked the Valentine's holiday in traditional fashion.
Newly-Identified Dwarf Snake Species Named for California Academy of Sciences ResearcherThree snake specimens are the only known members of a new snake genus, called Levitonius, and a new snake species (Levitonius mirus) named for Alan Leviton, a researcher at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
California Academy Of Sciences Announces October ReopeningThe California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park announced plans to reopen in mid-October for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic struck.
Don't Miss 'Skin, Living Armor, Evolving Identity' At California Academy Of SciencesDr. Elizabeth Babcock from the California Academy of Sciences talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the new exhibit, 'Skin, Living Armor, Evolving Identity.'
Efforts To Search For, Send Messages To Extraterrestrial Life Advance In Digital AgeAn ambitious new effort is underway to make direct contact with intelligent life beyond earth, improving upon 70s-era space missions which included attempts to bring messages from Earth to extraterrestrials.
Scuba-Diving Santa Plunges Into Holiday Spirit at California Academy of SciencesThe California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children watched from behind the glass.
Late Bay Area Scientist Leaves Behind Massive Bone Collection With 7,000 SkullsSan Francisco scientist Raymond "Bones" Bandar collected more than 7,000 skulls in his home, dubbed The Bone Pala
Late Bay Area Scientist Leaves Behind Massive Bone Collection With 7,000 SkullsSan Francisco scientist Raymond "Bones" Bandar collected more than 7,000 skulls in his home, dubbed The Bone Palace.
Volunteers Document Health of Marine Life on California Coast in 'BioBlitz'The California Academy of Sciences is calling all citizen scientists to help document the biodiversity of the California coast.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Reviving Rare San Francisco SpeciesTim Wong is an aquatic biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, but his real passion lies nearly hidden on the academy’s living roof in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Young Blue Whale Carcass Washes Up On Marin County BeachScientists identified the carcass stranded on Agate Beach in Bolinas as a young female blue whale.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Leads Rare Species' Comeback In San FranciscoA rare, native California butterfly is making a comeback in San Francisco. thanks to a dedicated biologist at the Academy of Sciences.
Rare Whale Likely Victim Of Vessel CollisionA rarely seen Baird’s beaked whale that washed up on North Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore was likely killed by injuries suffered in a collision with a large vessel, marine researchers said Tuesday.
Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food SourceThe once-dwindling population of a beautiful, blue iridescent butterfly has seen a rebound thanks to the efforts of a Bay Area biologist who took his work home with him.