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Soft Matter Offers Ways to Study Arrangement of Ordered Materials in Non-spherical Spaces

May 20, 2013

setup used to create toroidal droplets A fried breakfast food popular in Spain provided the inspiration for the development of doughnut-shaped droplets that may provide scientists with a new approach for studying fundamental issues in physics, mathematics and materials. Full Story

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