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“Octopus”

May 23, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Squid, octopus and cuttlefish populations have increased over recent decades while numbers of many fish species have declined.
Apr 13, 2016 08:34 AM ET // AFP
An octopus the size of a rugby ball made an audacious escape through a narrow pipe at New Zealand’s National Aquarium.
Mar 6, 2016 11:26 AM ET // Discovery News
The small octopus, ghostly and a bit floppy, was found deeper than any other of its kind. Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The synthetic fabric is inspired by an octopus’ stretchy, color-shifting skin.
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.
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