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cephalopods

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Is this the world's most adorable octopus?

An as-yet undescribed species of octopus is just so gosh-darn cute that it may be named for its charms.

By June 18, 2015

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Skin that can see is octopus camouflage superpower

A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.

By May 21, 2015

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Hidden life of the ocean revealed in new giant survey

A team of international scientists has provided an unprecedented look at microscopic life in the ocean.

By May 25, 2015

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The octopus that takes photos of her aquarium visitors

An octopus named Rambo has been given a waterproof camera and is taking photographs of visitors to her tank at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium in New Zealand.

By April 12, 2015

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Jumbo squids attack Greenpeace submarine

A two-man Greenpeace submarine has been attacked by squids on an expedition in the Bering Sea -- and all the gory details were captured in a Vine.

By October 13, 2014

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Dad teaches kids about science using breakfast food

This creative dad teaches his children about science and sci-fi with one of America's favorite breakfast treats. Now, please pass the syrup.

By May 14, 2014

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Stealing a smartphone like a fox

A fox in Norway nicked off with a smartphone — then figured out how to use it.

By December 2, 2012

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How does a blue-ringed octopus flash its rings?

Cephalopods have colour-changing chromatophores on their skin, which allows them to camouflage themselves — but the blue-ringed octopus has a different trick up its tentacle.

By October 17, 2012

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Robo-octopus wanted by EU

Italian roboticists to build the first completely soft-bodied robot based on the octopus.

By March 25, 2009

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The 'ETree': Holiday display for aliens

It'll blow away the neighborhood competition and scare them at the same time.

By December 3, 2007