Watch out for the clustomesogens!

No, these are not a malevolent breed of alien, but a new type of material formed by combining liquid crystals and metal clusters.

Potential applications include analytical instrumentation or display technologies (Intute, 2010).

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David is a freelance science writer; he blogs at Sciencebase.

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