Genetic analysis of octopuses identified DNA sequences in their brains called transposons, which may help regulate learning.
Watch debris from the sea bottom fly, as octopuses hurl sand and other projectiles at their neighbors in an Australian bay.
A new study reveals that octopuses frequently communicate with each other in challenging displays that include posturing and changing color.
Octopuses are highly intelligent, and thanks to their amazing, neuron-filled tentacles, they can do humanlike tasks such as unscrewing jars and lids.
Scientists are unveiling a rare Pacific octopus with a taste for eating its partners during sex
Octopuses move with a simple elegance, but they have no rhythm, according to new research.
Antarctic octopuses survive subzero temperatures because of the blue pigments in their blood, a new study finds.
Octopus mothers slam themselves against rocks and eat their own arms before their eggs hatch. Scientists have discovered what leads to the self-destruction.
Octopuses are one of the most successful camouflaging animals in the world. But exactly how they pull off their rapid, high-resolution color changes is still a mystery.
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