How to Make Quicksand Like an Octopus
When it comes to camouflage, the sand octopus has some truly amazing techniques.
Paper Nautilus, Octopus of the Open Sea
Why the argonaut, or paper nautilus, may be your new favorite cephalopod.
The Last Vigil of the Octopus Parent
For some species of octopus, reproducing is a lonely act that ends in death.
Why Would Scientists Give an Octopus Ecstasy?
In a perplexing recent study, researchers dosed octopuses. Turns out, scientists have long studied the similarities between cephalopod and human brains.
The Myth of the St. Augustine Monster
The idea of the gigantic octopus has tantalized marine scientists for years, although its existence had never been conclusively proven.
The Strange Genetic Trick of the Cephalopods
What makes cephalapods like octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish so intelligent? The answer might be in the way they can edit their own RNA as they go.
The Flight of Inky the Octopus
Inky the Octopus made one of the natural world's most daring escapes when he somehow breached his tank to get to the Pacific. But how did he do it?
Consider the Octopus
Are octopuses as solitary and introverted as we previously imagined?
Seeing Through Your Skin? No Sweat, If You’re an Octopus
New research suggests that the octopus can “see” through its body.
Camouflage Artists of the Animal Kingdom
A few camouflage artists of the animal kingdom, including cuttlefish and Craugastor frogs.