Latest Camouflage Material Inspired by Cuttlefish

August 18, 2014 11:36 PM

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Latest Camouflage Material Inspired by Cuttlefish

Many octopus and cuttlefish have the remarkable ability to change the hue of their skin to better reflect their surroundings. Now soldiers may one day be able to pull off the same feat, blending into their environment no matter where they go.

Sure, it isn't the same seamless camouflage we see in the Predators' or even Harry Potter's invisibility cloak. However, octopuses have the astounding ability to expand and contract the pigment cells located throughout their body, changing color and texture to look like rocks, sand or coral in the a...

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