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2011-09-16 11:07:52

Seemingly simple animals such as the snail and squid have ransacked the genetic toolkit over the last half billion years to find different ways to build complex brains, nervous systems and shells.

2011-04-11 21:33:19

Noise pollution in the oceans has been shown to cause physical and behavioral changes in marine life, especially in dolphins and whales, which rely on sound for daily activities.

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2011-02-11 08:10:00

When male squid come into contact with a chemical found on the outside of eggs laid by females, they instantly go from swimming along calmly and minding their own business to a state of extreme aggression.

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2011-01-07 08:25:00

Using a special form of X-ray technology, French and American researchers have managed to discern the diets of the extinct, squid-like creatures known as ammonites.

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2010-11-22 10:30:00

In deep ocean waters, it's sometimes difficult to hide from predators -- that's why so many sea creatures have evolved extraordinary methods of disguise.

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2010-11-16 06:29:25

A new large species of squid has been discovered among several dozens of other types gathered during exploration of the Indian Ocean.

2010-10-15 16:57:55

The ordinary squid, Loligo pealii—best known until now as a kind of floating buffet for just about any fish in the sea—may be on the verge of becoming a scientific superstar, providing clues about the origin and evolution of the sense of hearing.

2010-09-08 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Colossal Squid Industries, the Chicago-based independent digital creative agency, recently announced key senior account service staff appointments to support the agency's significant growth across a variety of key clients.

2010-06-28 08:34:00

CHICAGO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Colossal Squid Industries, an independent digital creative agency, is proud to be the first digital sponsor of the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 16 - 18, 2010 in Chicago's Union Park. "It's not everyday that you encounter a nimble and creative company that can tailor itself to work with the different demands of a concert event," said Mike Reed, Director, Pitchfork Music Festival.


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