camouflage

Dinosaur-era bugs knew how to camouflage

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

Jun 25, 2016, 15:52 PM IST
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.

Jan 23, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

Squid-inspired material can provide camouflage at flip of a switch

Researchers have created a thin, skin-like material that can change color and patterns like squids.

Jun 16, 2015, 18:26 PM IST
Zebras' iconic thick, black stripes may be more for cooling than camouflage

Zebras' iconic thick, black stripes may be more for cooling than camouflage

A new study has recently revealed that zebras' thick, black stripes may be more used as a cooling system than camouflage.

Jan 16, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Squid and zebrafish inspired materials could help camouflage

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

May 03, 2012, 14:42 PM IST

Squid and zebrafish inspired materials could help camouflage

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

May 03, 2012, 14:42 PM IST

`Chameleon` tanks to blend into backgrounds

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

Jan 21, 2011, 09:57 AM IST

`Chameleon` tanks to blend into backgrounds

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

Jan 21, 2011, 09:57 AM IST

Public policy can`t be camouflage for abuse of power: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that
a public policy cannot be a camouflage for abuse of power by
an authority and a person allotted land illegally cannot claim
any legal basis for such allotment.

Sep 29, 2010, 21:42 PM IST

Special camouflage clothing for anti-naxal operations

The CRPF-- in the thick
of action in naxal hotbeds -- has ordered "fast procurement"
of 300 `Ghillie suits` worn by troops during ambushes in
jungles which are devoid of foliage.

Mar 26, 2010, 17:19 PM IST

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