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PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travel to New Guinea this spring and follow a real-life adventure to discover exotic birds-of-paradise, an elegant example of extreme
Against insurmountable odds and after more than 160 years, an ancient sea turtle has finally been reunited – with itself.
The Academy of Natural Sciences today announced the discovery of a new species of large predatory fish that prowled ancient North American waterways during the Devonian Period, before backboned animals existed on land.
On September 30, the Medford, New Jersey-based publisher joins with environmental groups to celebrate naturalist Witmer Stone and the 100th anniversary of his influential book, The Plants of Southern
Funding will shed light on current 'dark data,' and integrate genetic, organismal, ecological information.
Collaboration Will Further Philadelphia's Reputation as a Leader in the Natural and Environmental Sciences; The Pew Charitable Trusts Announces $1 Million Grant PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Natural Sciences President and CEO George W.
A Philadelphia botanist who has studied rare plants for 50 years, but has never attained the honor of having a plant named for him is finally getting his due, but with a barely visible organism so rare it may never be seen again.
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