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2009-06-03 16:22:45

U.S. scientists have determined certain squids can detect light through a symbiotic organ, not just through their eyes. University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers said the light-emitting organ some squids use in camouflaging themselves to avoid being seen by predators also detects light.

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2009-06-02 07:51:58

It now appears that certain squids can detect light through an organ other than their eyes as well.

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2009-04-15 13:02:31

Once thought to be only the realm of the blue-ringed octopus, researchers have now shown that all octopuses and cuttlefish, and some squid are venomous.

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2009-03-26 15:42:50

Exquisitely sensitive microwave amplifier increases nano-scale measurement accuracy; could lead to quantum computing breakthroughs.

2009-01-19 15:59:16

A new device to stop fleeing drivers was modeled after and named for the ocean squid, says the U.S.

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2008-12-16 15:21:00

Researchers say the elevated carbon dioxide levels expected to be found in the world's oceans by 2100 will likely lead to physiological impairments of jumbo (or Humboldt) squid.

2008-10-21 00:00:17

Experts said the hundreds of Humboldt squid that have washed up on Oregon beaches during the past few days died because they ventured too far north for food.

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2008-10-16 11:00:00

By significantly reducing the uncertainty in delicate measurements of microwave signals, the new amplifier could boost the speed and precision of quantum computing and communications systems.

2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Rach, Nina M Exploration and development of petroleum resources in deep water requires extreme engineering.

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2008-06-10 09:40:00

New evidence that chemical contaminants are finding their way into the deep-sea food web has been found in deep-sea squids and octopods, including the strange-looking “vampire squid".


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