Latest California Academy of Sciences Stories

2012-01-12 02:00:00

Join RobotSpeak, a certified San Francisco school of electronic music, at the Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park on Jan.

California Academy Scientists Added 140 New Species To List In 2011
2011-12-16 05:42:15

The California Academy of Sciences said on Wednesday that its researchers added 140 new species in 2011, including 72 arthropods, 31 sea slugs, 13 fishes, 11 plants, nine sponges, three corals, and one reptile.

2011-07-20 02:45:00

Once you have penguins in your pocket, you'll wonder how you ever got along without them.

2011-06-27 08:28:33

Scientists find additional evidence that the Philippines is one of the most species-rich places on the planet; provide recommendations for conservation.

2011-06-09 05:39:10

US and Filipino researchers believe they have discovered scores of new species of animals in the waters and islands of the Philippines, they said Wednesday.

2011-03-02 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Webcor Builders and Shangri-La Construction announced today that the two general contractors have formed an exclusive partnership to pursue and provide general contracting and construction management services in select western states including California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas.

2011-02-07 14:23:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Final Call for architectural and building professionals along with students to compete for a share of $2 million in prize money in the prestigious international Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.