Imagine wallpaper that can change colour or a toilet that monitors dopamine levels.
Jeremy Baumberg and colleagues are developing materials made from atoms that bend, flex and gyrate. This week, The Naked Scientists are swinging into summer and take on your holiday-themed questions, including: Why do we get heat waves; how do you treat a jellyfish sting and why does the sun bring out freckles?
Over 200 courses and seminars, and 200 plenary and core lectures and sessions make up our open-access programmes.
We're offering over 100 new courses this year, and we are launching two new programmes in Art and Visual Culture, and Business and Entrepreneurship.
These include increasing your transferable skills; discovering new subjects and perspectives; developing your capacity for critical thinking; studying in a supportive environment; and even gaining credit from your home institution.
Studying with us could be life-changing and an investment in your future. The University's International Summer Programmes are an embodiment of our mission 'to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence'.
Whether you are at the start of your career or part way through a degree, a retiree or employed with some time to spare, we believe that our programmes offer benefits which will broaden your experience and enhance your CV.
Enjoy a virtual beer or whisky when viewing this live streaming bar webcam in the heart of the city centre of Edinburgh..
Check out this LIVE streaming video Party Bar cam inside the Cheeky Monkey's Bar and Diner in Byron Bay - in the state of New South Wales in Australia.
The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles.
To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Millions of Syrian children are being educated in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.