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I am the Mollusc King


When it comes to the battle of the molluscs, cephalopods win tentacles down.
Yotam Ottolenghi

Eccentric

The genetic trait that makes octopuses so smart is just as ingenious as they are

If you weren’t amazed by octopuses before, you will be now.

These tentacled cephalopods have always been somewhat mysterious to marine biologists, largely due to the logistical challenge of studying solitary creatures capable of blending in with their surroundings in the depths of the sea. 548 more words

An All Hands on Board Science Café

A young biology enthusiast was creating vibrant artwork using the cephalopods.

The squid race was an elemental part of production and allowed competition during the night… 588 more words

Campus News

A "seven-armed" octopus has been caught eating jellyfish

Scientists know less about the bottom of our oceans than they do about the surface of Mars. That’s why, every time they catch a glimpse of life in the deep seas, they are often surprised by what they see. 235 more words

‘The everlasting charm of fossils’

I’ve always been fascinated by fossils and would love to find a little something special (I’m hoping my move to the south Wales coast will help fulfil this dream as there are fossils, and even dinosaur bones, in nearby cliffs) so imagine my delight when we visited a fossil exhibition, museum, factory and shop during… 142 more words

Nature

"Alien intelligence: the extraordinary minds of octopuses and other cephalopods"

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After a startling encounter with a cuttlefish, Australian philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith set out to explore the mysterious lives of cephalopods. He was left asking: why do such smart creatures live such a short time?

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Alien intelligence: the extraordinary minds of octopuses and other cephalopods.

After a startling encounter with a cuttlefish, Australian philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith set out to explore the mysterious lives of cephalopods. He was left asking: why do such smart creatures live such a short time? 1,560 more words

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