Smalley-Curl Institute rewards top students at summer colloquium
Judges at the Smalley-Curl Institute’s first summer colloquium awarded undergraduate and graduate students prizes for their presentations and posters Aug. 7.
(August 17, 2015)
Nanotube fibers being tested as a way to restore electrical health to hearts
Rice University, Texas Heart Institute will study soft, conductive fibers’ ability to bridge scar tissue
Rice University and Texas Heart Institute researchers are studying the use of soft, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes to restore electrical conductivity to damaged heart tissue.
(August 14, 2015)
Rice, Penn State open center for 2-D coatings
National Science Foundation selects universities to develop atom-thin materials with industry partners
A new center at Rice University and Pennsylvania State University will study, in collaboration with industry, the development of atom-thin two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses.
(August 13, 2015)
Rice, ASU, Yale, UTEP win NSF engineering research center
NEWT Center will use nanotechnology to transform economics of water treatment
A Rice University-led consortium of industry, university and government partners has been chosen to establish one of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious Engineering Research Centers in Houston.
(August 10, 2015)
Tantalizing discovery may boost memory technology
Rice University scientists make tantalum oxide practical for high-density devices
Scientists at Rice University have created a solid-state memory technology that allows for high-density storage with a minimum incidence of computer errors.
(August 10, 2015)
Cancer treatment models get real
Rice University scientists mimic biological conditions to view effect on tumor samples
Researchers at Rice University and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a way to mimic the conditions under which cancer tumors grow in bones.
(August 5, 2015)
Rice ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and racial interaction
Rice University has two No. 1 spots in the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges”: Best quality of life and lots of race/class interaction.
(August 3, 2015)
Rice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells
Plasmonics study suggests how to maximize production of ‘hot electrons’
New research from Rice University could make it easier for engineers to harness the power of light-capturing nanomaterials to boost the efficiency and reduce the costs of photovoltaic solar cells.
(July 22, 2015)