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Finally, An Invisibility Cloak For Cats

Someone tell Crookshanks.

1. Scientists at Nanyang Technological University have managed to make animals vanish into thin air.

“When swimming inside the cloak, the goldfish becomes invisible and does not block the scene of green plants behind the cloak”, researchers at the Singapore University explained. At the end of the clip, the effect can be seen working on a cat, too. How very Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland.

The device works by using panels of glass, which bends light around objects - making them invisible. The device currently only works from certain angles. However, there could be ‘important security, entertainment and surveillance applications’ for the cloak, according to team leader Baile Zhang.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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