Scientists Discover The Secret To How Octopuses Coordinate Their Arms

April 17, 2015 7:42 PM

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Scientists have finally managed to discover how the octopus manages to coordinate all its eight arms and move without tangling them. The researchers discovered the answer to this mystery by performing a kinematic analysis of the arm coordination. The study was published in the journal Current Biology.

The research was conducted by scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and it is the first detailed analysis of how octopuses move. Dr. Guy Levy together with Professor Binyamin Hochner filmed the octopuses as they moved from underneath and examined their movements frame by frame. It seems...

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