Does the Mythical Octopus Exist?

By Kid Reporter ROBERT IVKO, age 12 IMAGE: Wikimedia Commons Public Domain/Mgiganteus Icelandic and Norweigan legends describe a giant octopus that destroyed ships at sea: a Kraken. On October 10, paleontologist Mark McMenamin told the Geological Society of America...

New Antarctic Octopus Discovered!

In July, scientists discovered four new species of octopus living in Antarctica. Two of the octopi possess a special venom (toxic substance) that works in freezing, sub-zero temperatures. Researchers hope to use the venom to create new medicines for diseases such as...