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Rice method opens pathway to new drugs and dyesRice method opens pathway to new drugs and dyes
Rice University chemists work to streamline synthesis of cancer-fighting and other compounds
Rice University scientists have developed a practical method to synthesize chemical building blocks widely used in drug discovery research and in the manufacture drugs and dyes.  (September 1, 2015)

 

Laser-burned graphene gains metallic powersLaser-burned graphene gains metallic powers
Rice University scientists find possible replacement for platinum as catalyst
Rice University chemists who developed a unique form of graphene have found a way to embed metallic nanoparticles that turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other applications.  (August 20, 2015)

 

Professor Kolomeisky Publishes New Textbook, Motor Proteins and Molecular MotorsProfessor Kolomeisky Publishes New Textbook, Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors
Anatoly Kolomeisky, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has just published a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students entitled "Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors". (August 20, 2015)

 

Nanotube fibers being tested as a way to restore electrical health to heartsNanotube 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)

 

Cancer treatment models get realCancer 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 interactionRice 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 cellsRice 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)

 

Heat buckyballs to help environmentHeat buckyballs to help environment
Rice University scientists advance toward tunable carbon-capture materials
Rice University scientists are forging toward tunable carbon-capture materials with a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse gases.  (July 13, 2015)

 
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