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2014-04-10 12:25:38

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

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2014-03-25 09:14:59

Against insurmountable odds and after more than 160 years, an ancient sea turtle has finally been reunited – with itself.

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2011-09-12 11:14:53

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.

2011-08-26 07:00:00

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

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2011-07-09 10:38:00

Funding will shed light on current 'dark data,' and integrate genetic, organismal, ecological information.

2011-05-19 15:53:00

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.

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2011-04-29 06:31:57

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.

2010-12-07 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec.


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