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New Study Investigates The Moment Mammals Became Diurnal (Study)
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New Study Investigates The Moment Mammals Became Diurnal (Study)

Researchers are trying to determine when mammals became diurnal. A team of scientists established that mammals remained nocturnal until after the dinosaurs died out according to a paper published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. They also found that many diurnal species still present adaptations similar to those of night-prowling animals. When […]

Octopus Skin Is The Inspiration Source For The Latest Camouflage Method
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Octopus Skin Is The Inspiration Source For The Latest Camouflage Method

Scientists have been drawing inspiration from octopus skin in developing a camouflage method. Cornell University researchers have been developing a new type of synthetic, camouflaging skin for the area of soft robotics whose primary source of inspiration was the skin of the octopus. Octopi, cuttlefish, and squids, are cephalopods known, […]