Furry Wetsuits

Inspired by hairy, semiaquatic mammals such as beavers and sea otters, a group of MIT engineers are fabricating fur-like rubbery pelts learn how these mammals stay warm and even dry while diving underwater. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2016/beaver-inspi…)

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Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT
Additional footage: Alice Nasto and Pond5.com
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