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Sea creatures’ sun shades inspire low-cost ‘smart’ windows

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Window technology based on the sun-protection strategy used by some crustaceans could cut the need for interior cooling and heating. Credit: Philippe Intraligi/EyeEm/Getty

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Nature 608, 242 (2022)



  1. Kay, R., Katrycz, C., Nitièma, K., Jakubiec, J. A. & Hatton, B. D. Nature Commun. 13, 4120 (2022).

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