An as-yet undescribed species of octopus is just so gosh-darn cute that it may be named for its charms.
A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.
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.
Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.
The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.
Wacky characters come to life through 64 3D-printed figures on a spinning carousel -- a traditional zoetrope in full 3D.
Pneumatically powered tiny tentacles enable robots to grasp and handle tiny, delicate objects without damaging them.
Chameleons in Madagascar previously thought to all belong to a single species have actually turned out to be 11 separate ones.
The National Reconnaissance Office launches a satellite with a fascinating logo and the words: "Nothing is beyond our reach."
Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.