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Robot octopus capable of ultra-fast speeds

Editor’s Note: This article is from our Science for Kids series, aimed at children in grades 4-8. Watch out! The sea critters of the deep could be welcoming a new creature into the family. It’s a robot that looks and acts like an octopus. Octopuses, and other creatures like cuttlefish and squids, are able to…

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True/False Film Review: The Visit

COLUMBIA – Greetings, Earthlings. Aliens have just made contact with humans – at least we can imagine they have, in Michael Madsen’s film, The Visit. The Visit is a hybrid between non-fiction and fiction, pseudo-documentary portraying how government agencies across the world try to handle mankind’s first encounter with extraterrestrial life. The film was shown…

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Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

A native of the Kansas City area, I currently attend the University of Missouri-Columbia, studying multimedia journalism and science/health reporting. Entering the second half of my junior year, I work as a producer and reporter for KOMU 8 News and peer advisor for the University of Missouri’s underclassmen. I’ve gained excellent experience in many areas…