17February2019

Infrared cameras can’t detect this combat suit

A protein found in squids is helping defence scientists create the world’s best camouflage combat suits. What’s best about the invention is that the material that mimics calamari skin is invisible to infrared cameras. Researchers [...]

Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus

Scientists have managed to re-create the appearance of a previously unknown fossil – a spiky creature thought to be the ultimate ancestor of the modern-day squid and octopus. The Austria National History Museum team used 3D scanning technology [...]