Scientists create invisibility cloak for paperclips

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have created the world's largest invisibility cloak.

Despite it only being able to make an object the size of a paperclip disappear, it works by using a transparent mineral that crefracts light to give an effect of invisibility.

Dr Shuang Zhang, the lead investigator on the project told BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast that the method could be used to hide humans in the future.

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