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Robots in Disguise: Soft-Bodied Walking Machine Can Camouflage Itself

Posted October 06, 2012 7:13 PM

From Discover Technology:

None of our machines can do what a cuttlefish or octopus can do with its skin: change its pattern, colour, and texture to perfectly blend into its surroundings, in matter of milliseconds. Take a look at this classic video of an octopus revealing itself. But Stephen Morin from Harvard University has been trying to duplicate this natural quick-change ability with a soft-bodied, colour-changing robot.

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