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There is always something new taking place at the Academy! Check out our What's New section below for up-to-date news on the latest Academy happenings. In In the News, find stories about the Academy's scientists, events, programs, and exhibits featured in local, national, and international news stories.

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  • Museums

    The Washington Post

    April 18, 2014

    While the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum’s dinosaur hall is closed for a major renovation, parents can still take their kids to see quality exhibits on dinosaurs, including at the Academy.

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  • Ecologists track DC osprey's long journey home

    The Washington Post

    April 18, 2014

    Academy Research Associate and raptor expert Rob Bierregaard, who has been tracking osprey migration for a decade, discusses a project involving Anacostia birds.

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  • Unnatural History Exhibit Opens

    Geekadelphia.com

    April 17, 2014

    The writer says “While dioramas do not themselves animate at night, at least not that anyone can confirm publicly, the Academy … does (sic) want to take you behind the scenes with Unnatural History: The Odd and Remarkable Dioramas of Lori Nix.”

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