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An invisibility cloak made from the skin of a giant squid?

Schneier on Security: Friday Squid Blogging: "Invisibility Cloak Materials Made from Reflective Self-Assembling Squid Proteins"


A new study into the biophysical properties of a highly reflective and self-organizing squid protein called reflectin will inform researchers about the process of “bottom-up” synthesis of nanoscale structures and could lead to the development of thin-film coatings for microstructured materials, bringing scientists one step closer to the development of an “invisibility cloak.”