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    Cephalopods have the amazing ability to match their backgrounds almost perfectly, and in seconds. Scientists are just now tapping into that power to give man-made objects the same property, creating a new generation of stealth.

    Mimicking Squid Skin To Create Perfect Instantaneous Camouflage

    These Rice University scientists are pushing the boundaries of stealth technology by looking to nature for innovation inspiration. And if they do manage to replicate cephalopod skin, it’ll create something akin to a real-life invisibility cloak. 

    Reblogged Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from fastcompany