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  • Camouflage sea creatures could inspire next-generation materials

    R&D - 02/27/2018

    A team from Northeastern University has found that the chromatophore organs of cephalopods–which appear as hundreds of red, yellow, brown and orange freckles and contribute to fast changes in the animal’s skin color—have the optical qualities that could be used to make thin films and fibers. These could be incorporated into textiles, flexible displays and future color-changing devices.

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