Latest Octopus Stories
Studying the movements of creatures in the natural world is very useful to robotics as the latest version of a robotic octopus from Greece shows. But real octopodes could also learn from their robotic cousin, which uses its octopus-inspired anatomy to propel itself in new ways.
Drawing inspiration from the color-changing capabilities of cephalopod skin, researchers have developed a new camouflage sheet capable of quickly reading its environment and adapting to mimic its surroundings.
A team of researchers has discovered the most dedicated mother in the entire animal kingdom: a deep-sea octopus that protected and tended to her eggs for a period for 4 1/2 years until her offspring finally hatched.
With eight long arms covered on one side with prey-grabbing suckers – octopuses appear to be very susceptible to getting themselves tangled up in knots.
Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes opens April 12, 2014 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium MONTEREY, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Octopuses,
Nature inspires creativity: in building a silent propulsion system for boats and water sport devices, researchers used the octopus as their role model. The system can be produced at a low cost and in a single step with a 3D printer.
Worldwide colonization by octopods is in their blood! They manage to survive temperature habitats ranging from as low as -1.8 degrees C to more than 30 degrees C due to their ability to keep supplying oxygen to their body tissues.
HMS Infotech P Ltd proudly announces an alliance with Octopus Systems as their Channel Partner in the gorgeous Maldives for reselling Hotelogix to the hospitality industry there.
Research out today from a multidisciplinary team headed by the University of Cincinnati examines parallels between e-Paper technology (the technology behind sunlight-readable devices like the Kindle) and biological organisms that change color.
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