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Better, faster, wider – polymer stabilized ferroelectric liquid crystal displays and beyond

One may rightly think that the development of liquid crystal displays (LCD) has led to a revolution of the market for screens, displays and TVs, and one may wonder if present day displays can still be improved,

Filamentous bacteriophage organize bacterial biofilms into liquid crystals

At sites of chronic infection, bacteria form biofilms, clusters of bacteria encased within a slimy, polymer-rich coating called the matrix. Biofilms are of concern because bacteria within biofilms become tolerant not only to environmental stresses, but also