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Octavius, lone ‘male’ octopus in aquarium gives birth to thousands of babies

Worker found that the tank holding Octavius, the aquarium's sole octopus resident, was full of tiny particles that looked like confetti.

08 Nov 2018 2:30 PM

About 1,000 brooding octopuses found off California coast

This kind of aggregation of deep-sea octopuses has been reported only once before.

31 Oct 2018 12:49 PM

Octopus on ecstasy behaves the same as human, reveals secret genetic link

Study finds despite anatomical differences between octopus and human brain, there are molecular similarities in serotonin transporter gene.

22 Sep 2018 3:22 PM

‘Psychic’ octopus who correctly predicted FIFA World Cup results chopped up for food

Rabio had become latest animal to be heralded with football fortune-telling powers after it was caught by fisherman in the town of Obira

03 Jul 2018 1:09 PM

From octopus to starfish, it rained seafood in this Chinese city

It is believed creatures were brought inland by waterspouts which sucked them out of Yellow Sea.

16 Jun 2018 3:34 PM


3D-printed smart gel can move objects underwater

During the 3D-printing process, light is projected on a light-sensitive solution that becomes a gel.

20 May 2018 3:27 PM

Here are 7 weird food from around the world you must try

From a poisonous fish, to live octopus or ducklings still in their shells, we list food that are off the ordinary path.

03 Mar 2018 7:21 PM

Octopus skin inspires programmable camouflaging material

The pneumatically-activated material developed by researchers takes a cue from the 3D bumps, or papillae for dynamic camouflage.

15 Oct 2017 12:59 PM