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Dozens of baby squid are orbiting our planet right now
The intrepid little cephalonauts will return to Earth in July.
You get brainwashed whenever you go to sleep (and that’s a good thing)
Your noggin is like a soapy loofah—and other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Octopuses can basically edit their own genes on the fly
Crazy levels of RNA tinkering could explain how cephalopods got so smart
Soft Wormbot Tries Out New Light-Up Skin
Octopus-inspired skin could lead to better sensors, fashion
First Octopus Genome Sequence Reveals Clues About Camouflage And Big Brains
Superbowl-prediction gene not yet found
Squid-Inspired Tape Could Help Camouflage Soldiers
It could even cloak them against night-vision goggles
An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin
Eat your heart out, Harry Potter
How Humans And Squid Evolved To Have The Same Eyes
I see how you see.
Did an Ancient Kraken Create Its Own Friends? What About a Modern Jellyfish?
A strange arrangement of ichthyosaurus bones suggests that a giant (and hypothetical) Triassic-era sea monster might have enjoyed playing with … Continued
Animals at the National Zoo React to D.C. Earthquake
Plenty of East Coast humans may have freaked out during yesterday’s earthquake, but what about the animals? At the Smithsonian’s … Continued