• Hidden Treasures


    April 30, 2013

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

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  • Live Long and Prosper

    Suburban Life

    April 22, 2013

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

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  • Wanted-Noah's Ark for Species DNA

    The Wall Street Journal

    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 Affects People


    April 21, 2013

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

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  • Scientists Decode "Living Fish" DNA

    Associated Press

    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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  • GIV Mobile Launched

    Wall Street Journal

    April 17, 2013

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

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  • Bird Collection Treasures


    April 16, 2013

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

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  • International Orchid Show & Sale

    6 ABC

    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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  • Cicada Invasion Returns

    CBS 3

    April 11, 2013

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

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  • Cicadas Set to Swarm


    April 10, 2013

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

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  • Cicadas in Philly

    CBS 3/CW 57

    April 9, 2013

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

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  • Bone Wars Goes Hollywood

    Huffington Post

    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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  • Event Will Feed Orchid Addiction

    The Philadelphia Inquirer

    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 Night

    Gilbert Curiosities Blog

    April 5, 2013

     What really goes on at Mega-Bad Movie Nights?

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  • Jurassic Park 3D

    CBS 3/CW Philly

    April 4, 2013

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

  • 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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  • Orchids in Bloom

    Fox 29

    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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