Apparently, A Chicken Was Used To Create The Dragons On Game Of Thrones

Apparently, A Chicken Was Used To Create The Dragons On Game Of Thrones

Apparently, A Chicken Was Used To Create The Dragons On Game Of Thrones  This week in weird news we bring you a story from the Game of Thrones set. For several seasons now, we’ve seen Dany’s dragons grow in size and voracity, but this week, the Game of Thrones visual effects team over at Pixomondo revealed the origin story of the dragons on the HBO series. Apparently, it all started with a chicken. When the show initially began putting together the dragons, they needed a building block to start from.…

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Tiny microrobots team up and move full-size car

Tiny microrobots team up and move full-size car

Tiny microrobots team up and move full-size car   Scientists create itty bitty robots that work together like ants to move immense objects Microrobots : A group of ants can move objects many times larger and heavier than themselves. This ability inspired a team of researchers to develop small robots that can do the same thing. The team created 29-millimeter (1.1-inch) long robots that can get a firm grip on the ground. In tests, six of the ‘bots have just worked together to tow a full-size car. They didn’t move…

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Neuroscientists Create Illusion of Having Invisible Body

Neuroscientists Create Illusion of Having Invisible Body

Neuroscientists Create Illusion of Having Invisible Body According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, the feeling of invisibility changes physical stress response in challenging social situations. Neuroscientists : The experimental setup of the invisible body condition, left panel, and the mannequin condition. The participants were fitted with a set of head-mounted displays that showed the real-time 3-D video feed of a pair of downward-facing cams that were mounted on the wall or on the head of a mannequin. The scientist applied touches to the participants’ body…

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Researchers Create Unique Shape-Memory Polymer

Researchers Create Unique Shape-Memory Polymer

Researchers Create Unique Shape-Memory Polymer A group of scientists at the University of Rochester has created a polymer material that undergoes a shape change that can be triggered by body temperature. Researchers : A time-lapse image of a previously deformed shape-memory network during recovery to its original shape upon contacting a finger in a room temperature environment. The image was obtained by periodic flash exposure over a time period of about 10 seconds. Image credit: J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester. “Shape-memory polymers are polymer networks that can be…

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Stanford Engineers Create Artificial “Skin” to Allow Prosthetics to Feel

Stanford Engineers Create Artificial “Skin” to Allow Prosthetics to Feel

Stanford Engineers Create Artificial “Skin” to Allow Prosthetics to Feel Stanford engineers have created a plastic “skin” that can detect how hard it is being pressed and generate an electric signal to deliver this sensory input directly to a living brain cell. The work brings closer the day when a sense of touch is added to prosthetic limbs. Zhenan Bao, a professor of chemical engineering at Stanford, has spent a decade trying to develop a material that mimics skin’s ability to flex and heal, while also serving as the sensor…

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