Octopuses are capable of some otherworldly things: They can solve puzzles, change their shape and color, and even edit their own genes. (No wonder there's a fringe theory about their extraterrestrial origins.) What's more, their arms literally have minds of their own — and a new study has determined exactly how those little brains make decisions.
Nine Lives? Try Nine Brains
An Alien on Earth
Written by Andrea Michelson August 8, 2019
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