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The quest to create artificial "squid skin" -- camouflaging metamaterials that can "see" colors and automatically blend into the background -- is one step closer to reality, thanks to a breakthrough color-display technology unveiled this week by Rice University.
Scientists from Rice University have created a new technology which can harness the power of the sun and transform it into steam.
Basic scientific curiosity paid off in unexpected ways when Rice University researchers investigating the fundamental physics of nanomaterials discovered a new technology that could dramatically improve solar energy panels.
Rice University bioengineers and physician-scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have successfully destroyed tumors of human brain cancer cells in the first animal tests of a minimally invasive treatment that zaps glioma tumors with heat.
Self-assembly method yields materials with unique optical properties.
Nanoparticle could allow diagnosis, treatment in one visit.
Two lasers may be better than one when attacking cancer cells, according to a paper by Rice University scientists.
Researchers at Rice University have created a metamaterial that could light the way toward high-powered optics, ultra-efficient solar cells and even cloaking devices.
By Eric Berger, Houston Chronicle Jul. 31--Graphics * --How nanoshells burn away tumors Blogs * --SciGuy introduces a new science blog: Evo.Sphere The buzz surrounding gold nanoshells, a radical new approach to treating cancer, began shortly after their creation in Houston a decade ago.
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