Tree-Sitters Plucked From Their Perch By Officials

Tree-Sitters Plucked From Their Perch By Officials 

After almost two years perched in the sky, Berkeley’s tree-sitters came back to earth Tuesday. The final four were handcuffed and escorted by police down steep steps of scaffolding for a safe-and-certain descent cheered by hundreds of bystanders, who anxiously gathered in fear of a conflict at the top of a 100-foot redwood.

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The Love Life of an Octopus

The Love Life of an Octopus

Arrow 1 points to the spermatophore groove of the
inserted hectocotylus. Arrow 2 points an oviducal gland

They flirt, hold hands and guard their lovers jealously — yet they don’t even have bones. The love lives of octopuses are far more complex than anyone thought, a team at the University of California, Berkeley, reported.

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