A Moving Skeleton Made from Plastic

Theo Jansen is so much more than an artist. He is an engineer that gives life to inanimate objects, creating physiology and movement from tubes of plastic. In this short documentary, Theo discusses his latest “animal,” a towering structure that can walk and react to the wind based on designs that mirror muscles, nerves, and a skeleton.

Read more about Theo Jansen and his animals.

 

 

 

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Rohan Jotwani, "Almost" MD/MBA

Rohan Jotwani is a co-founder of The "Almost" Doctor's Channel and serves as Managing Editor. He is currently an MD/MBA student at the Tufts School of Medicine and is an avid producer and reader on topics in digital health, neuroscience and global health. Raised in Seoul, South Korea and Flushing, Queens, Rohan graduated from Columbia University. He has previously worked at The Doctor's Channel, WebMD and Pfizer, and is the former President of the Columbia Debate team.