Latest California Academy of Sciences Stories

2009-09-22 09:15:00

Ancient and bizarre fish named by California Academy of Sciences researchers.

2009-06-15 14:35:00

It's two inches long, grows on wood, and is shaped like a phallus. A new species of stinkhorn mushroom, Phallus drewesii, has been discovered on the African island of Sao Tome and graces the upcoming cover of the journal Mycologia.

2009-06-09 14:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Using an inventive visual strategy that offers the visitor an experience akin to scientists exploring nature, Volume Inc.

2009-04-15 10:33:00

Aquarium of the Bay, the California Academy of Sciences and the San Francisco Zoo Launch San Francisco Seafood Watch(R) Alliance SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay, the California Academy of Sciences and the San Francisco Zoo today launched the San Francisco Seafood Watch(R) Alliance aimed at raising local consumer, restaurateur and seafood industry awareness of the importance of acquiring seafood from sustainable sources.

2008-12-02 11:05:00

California Academy of Sciences entomologist finds beetles moving to higher ground.

2008-09-25 09:00:48

Open Energy Corporation (OTC BB: OEGY), a renewable energy company focused on delivering building integrated photovoltaic solutions, today announced that it has completed its largest solar electric installation for the new California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California.

2008-09-21 09:00:17

By Paul Rogers Mercury News The sounds of croaking frogs and squawking macaws fill the humid air. Mist rains down onto armies of leaf-cutter ants and geckos scurrying past tropical orchids. Don't like the rain forest? Walk across the hall and view stars at the domed planetarium instead.

2008-09-18 21:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 27, 2008, San Francisco will celebrate the opening of the greenest museum in the world -- the new California Academy of Sciences.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.