Octopuses can latch on to just about any surface, and that’s made them attractive to robotic developers, who have use the squishy creatures as a basis for underwater innovation. But why don’t they ever stick to themselves?
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
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