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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Backyard Adventures Opens June 9

Discover the hidden world of science.

six-spotted tiger beetles from ANS collection

Finding the Six-spotted Tiger Beetle

Where can you spot this striking beetle?

Who’s Minding the VIREO Collection?

He wants a photo of each of the world’s bird species.

Academy paleontologist Ted Daeschler traveled to Antarctica to find Middle Devonian fossils for the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Antarctica in Pictures

Academy paleontologist travels to Earth’s end to find fossils

Water: Will There Be Enough?

Expert Weighs in at Academy Town Square

Marie Kurz is involved in environmental research at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Marie Kurz: Ecogeochemist

Why she found herself in a field she tried to avoid.

Extraordinary Clam Found Alive

On finding the smelly giant shipworm.