Möbius strip ties liquid crystal in knots

University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles.

Knot theorem could have implications for DNA as well as tangled flex

A mass experiment begins today to test a possible solution to one of life's recurring problems: the way headphone cords, electrical cables and the like get themselves into a tangled knot the minute your back is turned.