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January

    • outside-in

      January 29, 2014

      Get a taste of nature without stepping foot outside of the city limits at the newly renovated Outside In.

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    • founder-award

      January 27, 2014

      Senior Fellow Robert Peck is pictured at a ceremony in which E.O. Wilson received the Benjamin Franklin Founders Award.

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    • family-tree

      January 24, 2014

      Dr. Ted Daeschler is interviewed by "The Pulse" about his recent discovery about the transition from fins to limbs in vertebrate evolution.

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    • fins-to-feet

      January 17, 2014

      Dr. Ted Daeschler, vice president for collections, is interviewed on the “Science Friday” show about his new discovery involving Tiktaalik roseae and the transition from finned to limbed animals.

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    • gov-forum

      January 14, 2014

      Democrats running for governor try to out-green one another at Academy sustainabilty forum.

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    • fish-hips

      January 14, 2014

      A new study published by Dr. Ted Daeschler and team challenges previous findings about the transition of swimming to walking in vertebrates.

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    • ancient-fossil

      January 14, 2014

      A 375-million-year old fish uncovered in the Canadian Arctic by a team co-led by the Academy's Dr. Ted Daeschler keeps on giving.

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    • rear-parts

      January 14, 2014

      Scientists, co-led by the Academy's Dr. Ted Daeschler, have finally managed to describe the back end of one of the key fossil finds of the past 10 years.

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    • sustainability-forum

      January 14, 2014

      Coverage of a sustainability forum at the Academy in which the candidates for PA governor voiced their views  on environmental issues.

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    • walking-on-fins

      January 13, 2014

      Hindquarters of Tiktaalik fossil, as described by a team co-led by Dr. Ted Daeschler, show a pelvis that marks it farther along the evolutionary track from fin to limb.


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    • fish-fossil-revealed

      January 13, 2014

      "It sounds preposterous," but ancient fossils unearthed by a team co-led by the Academy's Ted Daeschler reveal a fish that had skeletal features similar to animals with legs.

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    • fishimal

      January 13, 2014

      Academy paleontologist Dr. Ted Daeschler says of his latest Tiktaalik research that the fossil "was a combination of primitive and advanced features.”

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    • fossil-revels-link

      January 13, 2014

      “These are four-wheel-drive animals, not just front-wheel-drive only,”  Academy's paleontologist Dr. Ted Daeschler says in describing his new Tiktaalik findings.

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    • butterfly-keeper

      January 8, 2014

      The Academy's butterfly keeper wears shorts and sandals to work in the tropical exhibit, even when it's single digits outside.

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