Brain Regulation Present Even In Spineless Creatures
...d peptides are the two brain chemicals that enable cuttlefish
(cephalopod) to change skin color or skin patterns...imarily in the posterior subesophageal mass of the cuttlefish
Color change in cuttlefish
skin is caused by pigments in star-shaped cells kn...
Tentacles of venom: New study reveals all octopuses are venomous
...ns such as pain management, allergies and cancer."
While many creatures have been examined as a basis for drug development, cephalopods (octopuses, cuttlefish
and squid) remain an untapped resource and their venom may represent a unique class of compounds.
Dr Fry obtained tissue samples from cephalopods r...
Mollusks taste memories to build shells
...scribing shell patterning, Oster plans to move on to his real interest, how cuttlefish
rapidly change their patterns in response to the environment. cuttlefish
see a pattern in the environment and alter their skin pattern to blend in, ...
MBL develops infrastructure and portal for Encyclopedia of Life
...he microbe Cafeteria roenbergensis (page developed by Dr. Patterson); the bacteria Wolbachia pipientis (by Seth Bordenstein); and the Australian Giant cuttlefish
(by Roger Hanlon and Kendra Buresch).
Feedback on the first 30,000 pages will shape the ultimate design and functionality of all 1.8 million pages,...
Cuttlefish masters of disguise despite colorblindness
are wizards of camouflage. Adept at blending in with their surroundings, cuttlefish
are known to have a diverse range of body patterns...colorblind.
While previous research has reported cuttlefish
colorblindness, MBL Research Associate Lydia Mäthg...