Octopus RNA

May 17, 2024

Somehow, octopuses tweak RNA in their brain to adjust to warmer and cooler waters. Researchers from the journal Cell prove that octopuses are in fact one of the worlds smartest invertebrate animals with a highly sophisticated brain and an equally complex nervous system. While the brain of most animals (including our own) edit a few percent of RNA, the brain of an octopus edits RNA on a massive scale—more than 60% of total strands.

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