Camouflage allows soldiers to blend into their surroundings, but the Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) adopted by the US Army falls well short of the stealth capabilities of the squid and other cephalopods. That’s why a team of researchers, led by Leila Deravi, at Northeastern University have turned to these creatures in an attempt to uncover their secrets and see if they can be mimicked…
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