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squid color display technology
2014-09-17 03:00:43

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.

Harnessing Power Of The Sun To Produce Steam
2012-11-19 16:15:14

Scientists from Rice University have created a new technology which can harness the power of the sun and transform it into steam.

2011-05-06 00:05:31

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.

2011-02-01 22:09:29

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.

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2010-05-28 08:12:46

Self-assembly method yields materials with unique optical properties.

2009-12-14 15:57:51

Nanoparticle could allow diagnosis, treatment in one visit.

2009-03-26 09:01:15

Two lasers may be better than one when attacking cancer cells, according to a paper by Rice University scientists.

2009-03-14 09:44:25

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.

2008-07-31 12:00:00

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.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.