Toroidal Droplet (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Caption A toroidal droplet made of a nematic liquid crystal material is shown inside a polymeric material. About a millimeter in overall size, the droplets are produced individually, their shapes maintained by the surrounding springy material made of polymers. Credit Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.