Now, see your favourite cartoon characters sporting curly hair

Feb 13 2014, 16:15 IST
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SummaryThe first detailed model for a 3-D strand of curly hair has been developed by scientists, a finding that can allow animated characters with bouncy, curly hair rather than usual rigid or straight locks.

flexible, thin rods using molds as small as a bottle of Tabasco sauce and as large as the columns. He injected a rubber-like material inside hollow flexible tubing wrapped around these molds. Once the rubber material cured and the tubing was cut away, Miller and Reis had flexible polyvinyl thin rods whose natural curvature was based on the size of the object around which they had been wrapped. The study appears in the journal Physical Review Letters.

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