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Awesome New Camouflage Sheet Was Inspired By Octopus Skin

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August 19, 2014
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Scientists have developed a new device that mimics the way octopuses blend in with their surroundings to hide from dangerous predators. Video provided by Newsy


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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 30, 2014) — The first prosthetic skin to simulate the sense of touch is being developed by researchers at Seoul National University. The smart artificial skin can even tell if a baby's diaper is wet. Amy Pollock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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South Korea to Start Building 'Invisible' Skyscraper

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