Researchers found that the proteins in squid teeth may be used to create useful items from plastic alternatives to smart clothes and self-healing fabrics. Fortunately, these proteins can be created in a laboratory without harming squid.
Animals February 22, 2019
In 2011, a 63-year-old woman claims that she ate a squid, and the spermatophores from the squid swarm around her mouth. She had a doctor remove them, and she made a recovery.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 6, 2018
A team from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration discovered an unlikely sea creature. The bizarre crimson red squid lurks at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Animals April 21, 2018
The California two-spot octopus is among the smart cephalopods that can edit their RNA codes to adapt to the environment. Just like other species of squids and cuttlefish, this octopus uses gene editing to change neural functions.
Animals April 7, 2017
Cockeyed squids have been found to have two differently aligned eyes to help them survive in the twilight zone in the ocean. One eye can see shadows, while the other eye can detect bioluminiscence.
Animals February 14, 2017
The mismatched eyes of the deep sea 'cockeyed' squid Histioteuthis heteropsis evolved so the creature can better survive in the twilight zone of the ocean. What is its bigger eye for?
Animals February 13, 2017
No, scientists aboard the E/V Nautilus ship did not find a Pokémon beneath California waters. However, they did find a cute, googly-eyed creature burrowed in the ocean floor.
Animals August 16, 2016
Cephalopods are increasing in number amid climate change, a new study has found. The species, which include octopuses and squids, appear to benefit from the changing oceans, unlike other marine animals.
Animals May 24, 2016
The mating habits of vampire squid have been detailed for the first time. Boy, are they having a lot of sex!
April 20, 2015
Colossal squid caught by Antarctica goes under the scalpels for dissection. Creature is only the second known intact specimen ever found.
Animals September 16, 2014
Taking a cue from nature, scientists create a new form of camouflage that reacts to its surroundings without needing any external input, much like the skins of octopus and squid.
Internet Culture August 19, 2014