The universities of Oxford (UK) and Utrecht (the Netherlands) have made a new discovery in their research into liquid crystals that may help to create far better and sharper LCD displays in the future. Both universities announced this last Friday in the academic magazine Science.

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Author profile picture Maurits Kuypers graduated as a macroeconomist from the University of Amsterdam, specialising in international work. He has been active as a journalist since 1997, first for 10 years on the editorial staff of Het Financieele Dagblad in Amsterdam, then as a freelance correspondent in Berlin and Central Europe. When it comes to technological innovations, he always has an eye for the financial feasibility of a project.