Friday, May 25, 2018
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The animals are based on descriptions found in either medieval bestiaries or tales of the end of the world from different cultures.
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The itsy-bitsy dwelling would “not even able to accommodate a mite,” the team writes in a paper published in the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A. The house was made from a layer of silica set on the tip of an optical fiber that measures less than the width of a human hair, according to Devin Coldewey of Tech Crunch. Researchers used a device called the μRobotex platform, which combines three existing technologies: a dual scanning electron microscope/focused ion beam, a gas injection system and a tiny maneuverable robot. The little house was built inside of the scanning electron microscope’s vacuum chamber, and the assembly process was somewhat similar to the art of origami.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Freelance photographer Kurit Afsheen captured the meeting between a dumpy tree frog and an African queen butterfly outside his home in Tangerang Baten, West Java, Indonesia.