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Squid Skin Submarines – Scientist Study Cephalopods for Military Applications

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 9:45 am by
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Camouflaged octopus. Image Credit: SteveD.

Richard Baraniuk is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rice University. He has been studying the amazing ability of Cephalopods to camouflage in the hopes to create an artificial skin for military uses. A great video interview and the full story for your review: http://earthsky.org/biomimicry/richard-baraniuk-squid-skin-inspires-submarine-camouflage

SteveD’s photography can be found here.

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