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Octopus Genome Remains Elusive—But Full of Promise

As many mysteries as the octopus holds—its comprehensive camouflage, smart suckers, agile brain—its genome is surely holding many more (including how it can regenerate its arms—suckers, nerves and all).

December 30, 2014 — Katherine Harmon Courage
DNA Finds New Octopus Species Hiding in Plain Sight

DNA Finds New Octopus Species Hiding in Plain Sight

Describing a new species for science is not quite as easy as it was in the days of 17th- or 18th-century naturalists. But that just means we have to look a little more closely.

July 15, 2014 — Katherine Harmon Courage

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