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Check out This Stretchable Cloaking Device Modeled After Octopus Skin
Big Think
It's a 3D camouflage “skin,” modeled after an octopus's. These cephalopods can change not only their skin color, but the shape and texture as well. The octopus's skin can change from a 2D surface to a 3D textured one in a fraction of a second. Drab ...
Octopus skin inspires engineers to develop programmable 'camouflaging' materialUChicago News
Octopus-Inspired Camouflage for Soft RoboticsIEEE Spectrum
Cornell scientists advance shape-shifting, octopus-inspired camouflage for US militaryWashington Times

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