Scientists Sequence the Octopus Genome

In the search for the secrets of the majestic, mysterious octopus, scientists finally have a road map. Researchers have produced the first complete genome sequence for any octopus, laying out all of the genes that make the species Octopus bimaculoides what it is. Now that this genetic information is available, researchers can start to answer questions about how the beautiful bodies and astounding brains of octopuses actually developed.

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