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Dinosaur-era bugs knew how to camouflage

It turns out, insects have been perfecting the art of disguise for a hundred million years.

Zebra stripes not for camouflage protection against predators

Zebra stripes not for camouflage protection against predators

Stripes that can be seen by humans are hard for zebra predators to distinguish beyond 50 metres in daylight or 30 metres at twilight, during which most predators hunt, the findings showed.

Squid and zebrafish inspired materials could help camouflage

Researchers have come up artificial muscles that mimic the colour-changing ability of squid and zebrafish.

`Chameleon` tanks to blend into backgrounds

Scientists at BAE Systems in Sweden can make a tank `disappear`, `sweat` or even look like a cow.