Inky the Octopus escapes aquarium; finds freedom in ocean!

Inky the Octopus escapes aquarium; finds freedom in ocean!

As per The Daily Beast, Inky reportedly slipped out of his tank and crawled his way over to a drain pipe through which he escaped into the ocean.

Casper – The friendly ‘ghost-like’ octopod found near Hawaii!

Casper – The friendly ‘ghost-like’ octopod found near Hawaii!

Nicknamed ‘Casper’ after the cartoon ghost, the creature was found by a remotely operated vehicle at a depth of around 2.5 miles (4km) off Necker Island in the Hawaiian Archipelago.

'Alien' octopus genome sheds fresh light on evolution

'Alien' octopus genome sheds fresh light on evolution

 In a first, an international team of researchers has sequenced the whole genome of an octopus, revealing unique genomic features that likely played a role in the evolution of traits such as large complex nervous systems and adaptive camouflage.

Pink octopus so cute it may be named `adorabilis`

Pink octopus so cute it may be named `adorabilis`

Some say she looks like a ghost from the Pac-Man video game, but she`s anything but spooky. In fact, the fist-sized pink octopus is so cute scientists may call her "Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis."

Out on a limb: Octopus inspires medical robotics

Scientists in Italy said Thursday they had devised a prototype arm inspired by the octopus that may one day lead to minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

Thanks to the squid, soldiers may now be invisible

Ancient organisms like squids, cephalopods, octopus and cuttlefish could hold the key to making soldiers of the future invisible, US scientists say.

Scientists discover deep-sea octopus that broods eggs for over 4 years

Scientists have observed a deep-sea octopus that brood its eggs for four and one half years-longer than any other known animal.

Mother octopus nourishes eggs for record breaking 4.5 years

A deep-sea octopus living in the deep waters of Monterey Submarine Canyon in central California has set an example of extreme parenting by protecting her eggs until they hatched 4.5 years later.

Why octopuses don`t get tangled up in knots

Even though an octopus` has eight arms which are covered in hundreds of sticky suction cups, they never tie themselves in knots. And a new study reveals why.

IBM signs deal with Polaris FT for social software solutions

Working with IBM, Polaris designed and developed Octopus, an enterprise social platform, which runs on IBM Connections and uses APIs (application programming interfaces) provided in the IBM Social Business Toolkit.

Blue blood allows Octopus to survive extreme temperatures

Octopods can survive temperature habitats ranging from as low as -1.8C to more than 30C, due to their ability to keep supplying oxygen to their body tissues.

Eli Roth bitten by octopus

Hollywood actor-director Eli Roth was spotted with a bandaged finger after he was bitten by an octopus during a break in Hawaii.

When Trisha Krishnan`s dream came true

When southern actress Trisha Krishnan tweeted of a dream come true, she was not referring to the success of her film or the winning of an award; what she spoke of was a swim, with creatures of the sea.

Octopus wins food battle against shark

Marine scientists have captured footage of an octopus restraining a tenacious shark so it could make off with all the food for itself.

Air hostess dies in accident at amusement park

A 20-year-old air-hostess working for a private airline was Tuesday killed in a freak accident during an adventure ride at an amusement park.

Andhra anti-terror force Octopus gets its headquarters

Andhra Pradesh Monday launched the headquarters of its elite anti-terror commando force Octopus (Organisation For Counter Terrorist Operations).

128mn year old ancestor of modern squids, octopus found

Scientists have unearthed the fossils of a 28-million-year-old spiky creature which they say could be the oldest ancestor of the modern-day squid and octopus.

Now, YouTube theme song on Paul the octopus

Paul the octopus now has the ultimate accessory of every bona fide television celebrity - his own theme song.

Paul the psychic octopus wins his own `World Cup`

What do you give the global
superstar who has everything? This was the dilemma facing
staff at aquarium home of Paul the octopus whose knack for
predicting World Cup games has catapulted him to fame.

Paul the psychic octopus wins his own `World Cup`

What do you give the global
superstar who has everything? This was the dilemma facing
staff at aquarium home of Paul the octopus whose knack for
predicting World Cup games has catapulted him to fame.