Friday, August 3, 2012

Squid discovery

The international media are taking notice of an exciting discovery made by post-doctoral researcher Stephanie Bush about a deep-sea squid.  Her finding that the squid releases the tips of its arms as a defensive tactic when attacked has appeared in London's Daily Mail, NBCNews, Smithsonian, the Huffington Post, Discover Magazine, Yahoo News Canada, Reuters, Science MagazineLive Science, Wired, Science Daily, NewsTrack India, The Hindu, and many more.  The URI news release about the discovery can be found here.