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Team to Mimic Camouflage Skill of Cephalopods

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WOODS HOLE, Mass., April 26, 2011 β€” Researchers at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) are preparing to uncover the way in which cephalopods such as squids and octopi use light-sensing proteins in their skin to blend into their environment. What they find may lead to artificial materials that respond to their surroundings. Roger Hanlon, who has spent more than three decades studying the camouflage artistry of cephalopods, is collaborating with materials scientists and nanotechnologists at Rice University toward the goal of developing materials that can mimic cephalopod camouflage. Hanlon was recently named a...Read full article

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