It's a crystal - but not as you've seen it before. A new crystal can be bent and flexed, and is expected to deliver new responsive materials for emerging technologies.
Scientists theorised, disproved, revamped and finally created a bizarre new form of matter in just five years.
A bold theory suggests the Vikings may have used a mysterious method of studying sunlight to navigate the oceans.
A novel approach to detect bacterial infections in 10-15 minutes is expected to become commercially available next year.