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[Science & Tech] Squid skin could be the solution to camouflage material - EurekAlert (press release)

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The Cuttlefish, a Master of Camouflage, Reveals a New Trick
New York Times
This, it turns out, is fairly close to reality for cuttlefish, the sprightly relatives of squids and octopuses, according to new research. Biologists at the University of Cambridge and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., have ...
Cuttlefish can put their camouflage abilities on autopilot to save energyThe Verge
Scientists discover the secrets behind the cuttlefish's 3-D 'invisibility cloak'Phys.Org
Scientists discover cuttlefish's auto-switching abilityThe Australian
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Secrets Of The Cuttlefish's Uncanny Camouflage Abilities Revealed ...
Gizmodo Australia
Octopus, squid, and cuttlefish can change their skin's colours, patterns, and textures in ways not seen anywhere else in the animal kingdom. You see what looks to be a clump of seaweed, and then it suddenly springs to life in the form of a retreating ...
See the crazy way octopus and cuttlefish get spiky - FuturityFuturity: Research News
Cuttlefish spikes out skin as part of camouflage tactic - InfosurhoyInfosurhoy

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