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Photo of the Week: A Fine Specimen
Atomic-era octopus among 'Treasures from the Scripps Collections'

Two spot octopus larvae. PC: Lilly McCormick

Low Oxygen Levels Could Temporarily Blind Marine Invertebrates
First study to demonstrate vision in marine invertebrates is highly sensitive to the amount of oxygen in water

The seaweed Digenea simplex on the beach. Photo: Toshiaki Teruya/University of Ryukyus, Japan

Scientists Develop New Production Method for Seaweed Chemical Used in Brain Research
Researchers find an affordable and effective way to produce kainic acid, an important natural chemical used by neuroscientists

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