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.
One scientist says it might be the "rarest animal in the world," and he's just seen it in the South Pacific three decades after his first sighting.
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.
It turns out that chameleon eyes aren't as independent as had been previously thought, thanks to some really adorable research.
An international team has developed robot water-striders. Is this more evidence of a coming awesome robot apocalypse?
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.