Insulating material inspired by squid skin

July 1st, 2022

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) have invented a new insulation material inspired by cephalopod (squid) skin. The innovation is an infrared-reflecting metallized polymer film developed in the laboratory of Alon Gorodetsky, UCI associate professor. The composite material regulates heat by means of reconfigurable metal structures that can reversibly separate from one another […]

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