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.

Facebook posts are more memorable than faces

Facebook posts are easier to remember than books or even faces - so much so that the difference in memory between posts and printed words is as big as the difference between normal people and amnesiacs.

3D printing of personal electronics

Scientists say they've created a new material that could allow people to print out custom-designed personal electronics cheaply at home.

Apes get mid-life crises too

They don't buy a sports car or get Botox - but it appears that chimpanzees and orangutans can experience a mid-life crisis just as humans do.

These dwarf stars consume exoplanets

Astrophysicists at the University of Warwick have identified four white dwarfs surrounded by dust from shattered planetary bodies which once bore striking similarities to the composition of the Earth.

Organic PV ready for consumer electronics

New breakthroughs in solar photovoltaic technology could make low-cost solar cells available in an array of consumer electronic equipment.