McAfee Professor of Engineering and Department Head Markus Buehler and the Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics (LAMM) was featured in the New York Times for their research about the camouflaging characteristics of squid. Due to tiny pockets of pigment and reflectors made of protein, squid are able to rapidly produce a wide range of colors in its environment. These qualities can be found in peacocks and butterflies as well. Read more here.