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Porous Material Polymerizes Carbon Dioxide At Natural Gas Wellheads
2014-06-04 03:47:25

Rice University scientists have created an Earth-friendly way to separate carbon dioxide from natural gas at wellheads.

2014-04-08 10:00:09

Carbon nanotubes are reinforcing bars that make two-dimensional graphene much easier to handle in a new hybrid material grown by researchers at Rice University.

Scientists: Coal Is Better, Cheaper For Making Graphene Quantum Dots
2013-12-06 16:55:31

A team of scientists from Rice University has found a way to use coal as a source of graphene quantum dots (GQD), tiny fluorescent particles that could be used in medical imaging and photovoltaic applications.

Mix Of Nanoribbons And Polymer Has Potential For Cars, Soda And Beer
2013-10-11 10:53:53

A discovery at Rice University aims to make vehicles that run on compressed natural gas more practical. It might also prolong the shelf life of bottled beer and soda.

Embedded Diodes Boost Rice University Invention's Potential As Robust, Roomy Memory
2013-07-09 14:58:25

A Rice University laboratory pioneering memory devices that use cheap, plentiful silicon oxide to store data has pushed them a step further with chips that show the technology's practicality.

2013-06-14 11:26:18

Researchers at Rice University have come up with a new way to boost the efficiency of the ubiquitous lithium ion (LI) battery by employing ribbons of graphene that start as carbon nanotubes.

2011-08-01 16:53:15

Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.

2010-11-11 22:04:44

Future computers may run a little sweeter, thanks to a refinement in the manufacture of graphene at Rice University.

2010-10-23 01:36:51

Rice University has created a Green Carbon Center to bring the benefits offered by oil, gas, coal, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and other energy sources together in a way that will not only help ensure the world's energy future but also provide a means to recycle carbon dioxide into useful products.

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2010-10-12 22:55:17

Rice University graduate student Jun Yao's research with silicon-oxide circuits could be a game-changer in nanoelectronics.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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