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April

    • behind-the-scenes

      April 30, 2013

      The Academy collections are featured in a special report on Philadelphia’s hidden treasures.

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    • live-long-prosper

      April 22, 2013

      Adult Programs Manager Jill Sybesma explains why hosting the Geek Awards fits the Academy's mission.

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    • species-dna

      April 22, 2013

      In an opinion piece, a former Academy president mentions the Academy's frozen bird tissues as critical to preserving species' DNA. 

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    • climate-change

      April 21, 2013

      Asia Center Director Dr. Clyde Goulden is interviewed about direct effects of climate change on Mongolian herders.

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    • Decoding Fish DNA

      April 19, 2013

      Paleontologist Dr. Ted Daeschler says genome research, such as the recent decoding of the coelacanth DNA, is a way to understand evolution.

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    • give-mobile

      April 17, 2013

      New mobile service launched to benefit nonprofits charities, including the Academy.

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    • bird-treasures

      April 16, 2013

      Video showcases some of the unique treasures found in the Academy's Ornithology Collection.

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    • orchids-fill-museum

      April 11, 2013

      Academy VP Sara Hertz says museum's Center City location should please a lot of visitors to the orchid show.

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    • cicadas-coming

      April 11, 2013

      Entomologist Dr. Jon Gelhaus describes how cicadas can live underground for 17 years.

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    • cicadas-ready

      April 10, 2013

      Entomologist Greg Cowper says 17-year periodical cicadas are nearing time to emerge in region.

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    • cicadas-locally

      April 9, 2013

      Academy entomologist Greg Cowper says periodical cicadas will emerge in the region in May-June.

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    • bone-wars

      April 5, 2013

      Steve Carell and James Gandolfini are planning to make "Bone Wars" for HBO about the famous fossil feud between an Academy scientist and his counterpart at Yale.

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    • Orchid Addiction

      April 5, 2013

      Orchid collectors and the curious will see all kinds of orchids at the Academy's Orchid Show, April 12-14.

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    • mega-bad-movie

      April 5, 2013

       What really goes on at Mega-Bad Movie Nights?

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    • jurassic-park

      April 4, 2013

      CBS 3's Nicole Brewer visits the Academy's dinosaurs in preparation for the debut of "Jurassic Park 3D."

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    • bizarre-blooms

      April 2, 2013

      A look as some of the bizarre orchids that await at the Academy's Orchid Show, April 12-14.

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    • orchid-grower

      April 2, 2013

      Orchid grower shows off some of the flowers she will bring to the Academy for the Orchid Show, April 12-14.

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