Instagram Post: Cubes

Have you ever seen a 50 micron cube dance? Have you ever seen a liquid droplet with corners? Now you have. These two cubes are liquid crystalline droplets with very solid-like properties that allow them to hold non-spherical shapes. The particles are known as cubosomes and we are using them to see how shape influences biological function in #softmatter Video by Haiqiao Wang. #cubosomes #UNSW A post shared by spicerlab@UNSW (@softmatterhacker) on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:28pm PST