Change your appearance, not your shirt

2019-03-02 02:09:08

By Celeste Biever HAVE you ever wished you could vanish into the background? Doing a disappearing act could soon be as simple as flicking a switch, thanks to chameleonic clothing that mimics the patterns and colours of its surroundings. Greg Sotzing of the University of Connecticut in Storrs has developed threads of electrochromic polymers, which change colour in response to an applied electric field. The knittable,