Dive Into a Reddit AMA With Three Cephalopod Researchers | Science Friday by Diana Kenney

June 27th, 2019 @

By Johanna Mayer. We wish could ask cephalopod scientists questions for eight days straight, but the next best thing is an hour-long reddit AMA. Roger Hanlon (of MBL), Louise Allcock, and Mike Vecchione are authors of Octopus, Squid, and Cuttlefish: A Visual, Scientific Guide to the Oceans’ Most Advanced Invertebrates—and they know a lot […] […]

What We Can Learn From the Regeneration Powers of Worms | WCAI

June 20th, 2019 @

By Heather Goldstone and Elsa Partan. Imagine losing an arm or leg and thinking “No problem! It will grow back.” Now, imagine finding a bump on your big toe one day, only to have it grow into a complete clone of you that buds off and walks away. Laughable, right? But that’s exactly what earthworms […]

Octopuses’ Big Brains And Unique Behavior Spur Basic Research | NPR by Diana Kenney

June 4th, 2019 @

By Nell Greenfieldboyce Broadcast on “All Things Considered,” June 3, 2019 At the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., there’s a room filled with burbling aquariums. A lot of them have lids weighed down with big rocks. “Octopuses are notorious for being able to, kind of, escape out of their enclosures,” says Bret Grasse, […]

The Newest Lab Rat Has Eight Arms | Hakai Magazine by Diana Kenney

June 4th, 2019 @

By Mićo Tatalović Move over mice and fruit flies, the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, is busy developing the next great model organism for science. Just past a “squid sign-out” sheet, on the ground floor of a stately brick building at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a handful of […]

Roger Hanlon: The Amazing Brains and Morphing Skin of Cephalopods | TED Talk by Diana Kenney

June 3rd, 2019 @

Roger Hanlon’s TED Talk, presented in April in Vancouver, has just been released! Dive into the brainy world of octopus, squid, and cuttlefish with Hanlon, a senior scientist at MBL and a world expert on cephalopod behavior. His talk is currently featured as a recommended video on TED.com. Source: Roger Hanlon: The amazing brains and […]