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“Octopus”

Jan 29, 2016 09:15 AM ET // Rachel Sullivan, ABC Science Online
The many-armed creatures lead dramatic lives and resolve disputes using color to mark their mood.
Jan 20, 2016 11:56 AM ET
In some species of octopus, a chemical made in the eyes that helps them see can also be found in their skin. Yes, really. As if the multi-limbed wonders didn't already have plenty of freaky features!
Sep 1, 2015 05:05 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
A rogue group of cantankerous cephalopods in Jarvis Bay seems to have taken up arms against each other.
Aug 14, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
Researchers have assembled and published the first genome of a cephalopod, the group that includes octopuses, squid and cuttlefish.
Aug 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex between animals with multiple arms and suckers is perhaps as intense, and romantic, as it gets in the animal kingdom.
Jun 18, 2015 09:24 AM ET // AFP
The super-cute pink octopus might join the list of species named for their looks.
May 20, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Skin is the biggest and heaviest organ, and for these 10 animals, it holds super powers beyond the norm.
May 20, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Skin can sometimes see, as new research on an octopus shows.
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