• Welcome to TONMO, the premier cephalopod interest community. Founded in 2000, we have built a large community of experts, hobbyists and enthusiasts, some of whom come together when we host our biennial conference. To join in on the fun, sign up - it's free! You can also become a Supporter for just $50/year to remove all ads and gain access to our Supporters forum. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more cephy goodness.

[Biology & Species] New Genetic Editing Powers Discovered in Squid

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
9,523
From MBL:

Previously, Rosenthal and colleagues showed that octopus and cuttlefish also rely heavily on mRNA editing to diversify the proteins they can produce ...

Continue reading...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
9,523
From Mirage News:

The answer, according to researchers from Stanford University and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) may be visual ...

Continue reading...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
9,523
From Phys.org:

In the frigid waters 1,500 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of human-sized Humboldt squid feed on a patch of finger-length lantern ...

Continue reading...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
9,523
From Stanford News:

Researchers begin to reveal how social squid communicate in the near-blackness of the deep sea. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By Taylor Kubota. In the ...

Continue reading...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
9,523
From Tri-States Public Radio:

Scientists have discovered that deep-sea squid can communicate with glowing patterns on their bodies — basically turning themselves into e-readers.

Continue reading...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
9,523
From NPR:

LAUREN SOMMER, BYLINE: Humboldt squid have earned their nickname, which is red devil, according to Stanford University graduate student Ben ...

Continue reading...
 

Latest Posts

Forum statistics

Threads
20,683
Messages
206,287
Members
8,431
Latest member
Shakyamuni

Monty Awards

TONMOCON IV (2011): Terri
TONMOCON V (2013): Jean
TONMOCON VI (2015): Taollan
TONMOCON VII (2018): ekocak

Top