Technology inspired by cephalopod biology.

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    A Squid's Switchable Cells Offer Key to Camouflage
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    Market squid are known in California as the state's largest fishery and as the basis for those little fried calamari rings. New research, published October 1 in the Journal of Experimental Biology, shows that they may also have something to offer the ...

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    Researchers at the University of California at Irvine are working on a next-level kind of camouflage that could make soldiers effectively invisible to ...

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    Small squid are seen in a tank at the Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo on ... The lab is recreating a protein called Reflectin — it's what allows squid to ...

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    The squid may not seem like the most clever of creatures, but the invertebrate sea monster has a surprisingly advanced system for deflecting predators ...

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    NASA has funded 15 ambitious tech concepts in the hopes that one or more of them may have a huge impact on space science or exploration down ...

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    NASA wants to build a squid robot, develop deep space cryogenic storage, and use quasars to guide spacecraft. These and 12 other proposals will ...

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    Is it a bird, is it plane, no its super-squid! Well, some people are calling it an eel as well. Whatever, its a pretty cool piece of machinery that NASA guys ...

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    Mason Peck at Cornell University is leading a team building a squid-like rover for amphibious exploration of moons like Jupiter's Europa, which is ...

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    One of the more interesting proposals calls for a soft robotic squid/eel hybrid. The device would be equipped with a short antenna on its back to draw ...

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    "This rover resembles a squid, with tentacle-like structures that serve both as electrodynamic tethers to harvest power from locally changing magnetic ...

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    The new ideas funded by the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program include a squid-like amphibious rover that could explore icy, ...

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    Dark streaks on Jupiter's moon Europa are likely sea salt, implying conditions that favor life under its icy crust. But exploration of the frozen oceans ...

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    A squid rover and a robotic eel are among the new technologies being funded by NASA in an effort to find life on other planets. Other ideas are to use ...

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