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Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences; and Tatyana Livshultz, PhD, an associate professor in the College and curator of Botany at the Academy, were quoted in a July 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a mind-controlling fungus, Massospora cicadina, that has infiltrated many cicada populations throughout the United States, including Pennsylvania.

Pa., N.J., Delaware Governors Pledge to Cooperate on Delaware River Basin Environment

Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 17 StateImpact PA article about a combined pledge made by Pa., N.J., and Delaware governors to cooperate on the environmental issues of the Delaware River Basin.

Salvaging and Restoring the Notre Dame Cathedral

Scott Cooper, PhD, president and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences, shared his expertise in architectural conservation in an interview with WPVI-TV (6-abc) about the devastating fire at France's iconic Notre Dame Cathedral on April 15.

As High-Tide Flooding Worsens, More Pollution Is Washing to the Sea

Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 14 Environment 360 story about how rising sea levels and high-tide flooding is carrying pollutants into rivers, bays and oceans.

Mythic Creatures Exhibit Presents Mermaids, Dragons in Philadelphia

The opening of the exhibition on mythic creatures at the Academy of Natural Sciences was featured Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and WPVI-TV (6-abc).


Unknown Insect Species Fossilized in Precious Opal Leaves Scientists Searching for Answers

Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 6 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about an opal-encased insect specimen.

How one South Jersey Woman Brings Monarch Butterflies to Life

How one South Jersey Woman Brings Monarch Butterflies to Life

2018 Saw Most Rain Ever for County, Rising Temperatures

David Velinsky, PhD, vice president for Academy Science at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Intelligencer article about rising temperatures and record rainfall recorded in Pennsylvania in 2018.

Insect Trapped in Precious Gem is Mystery for Bucks County Dealer, Scientists

Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an opal-encased insect specimen.

How to not Get Frostbite, Hypothermia When the Weather is Freezing

Ted Daeschler, PhD, curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Jan 31 Philly.com article about how not to get frostbite.


4 Budget-Friendly Events to Check Out in Philadelphia This Week

A conversation hosted by the Academy of Natural Sciences about the U.N. Climate Change Conference was previewed in a Dec. 18 story on WPVI-TV (6-abc)'s website.

Mane Attraction at Philly Museum is Collection of Presidential Hair

Robert Peck, senior fellow and curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Dec. 18 Fox News story about the collection of presidential hair on display at the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel. Peck was also quoted in a Dec. 18 International Business Times story about the Museum’s exhibition.