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MIT Thinks Furry Wetsuits Could Keep Divers Even Warmer

MIT Thinks Furry Wetsuits Could Keep Divers Even Warmer

Ocean-dwelling creatures like whales, seals and walruses don’t freeze in the icy waters thanks to their thick layers of insulating blubber. But how do scrawny sea otters stay warm? Their furry coats trap air which also works as an insulator, and researchers at MIT think that approach could help keep…