New Technicolor Dream Material Mimics Chameleon Skin

Chameleons are known for their vibrant color changes. While the old wives’ tale that they change color to match their surroundings isn’t true, they are capable of remarkable shifts in hue, a trait which has fascinated scientists for years.

Now, scientists have learned from the little lizards, and have created a material that, like chameleons, can shift its colors seemingly effortlessly.

The material was created by Connie Chang-Hasnain, a professor of electrical engineering at Universit

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