Octopus-inspired ink changes colour when exposed to light

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Octopuses can change colour to match their surroundings

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An ink that changes colour when exposed to light, like an octopus does to match its surroundings, could one day be used for automatic camouflage.

Most colour-changing inks and materials use chemical…

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