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2012-12-17 14:24:54

A new material structure predicted at Rice University offers the tantalizing possibility of a signal path smaller than the nanowires for advanced electronics now under development at Rice and elsewhere.

2012-12-17 11:16:47

Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut — as long as you’re an expert.

Researchers Create Single-surface Material For Energy Storage
2012-11-27 18:32:42

A seamless graphene/nanotube hybrid created at Rice University may be the best electrode interface material possible for many energy storage and electronics applications.

Study Finds Bacteria Delay Survival Decisions
2012-11-26 14:57:56

Like a homeowner prepping for a hurricane, the bacterium Bacillus subtilis uses a long checklist to prepare for survival in hard times.

Antenna-on-a-chip Designed For Fast Manipulation Of Incident Infrared Light
2012-11-16 17:06:48

A device that looks like a tiny washboard may clean the clocks of current commercial products used to manipulate infrared light.

2012-11-13 13:42:33

Children living in poorer neighborhoods are nearly 30 percent more likely to be obese than children in more affluent residences.

Silicon-based Batteries Boosted By Researchers
2012-11-01 07:08:29

'Crushed' porous silicon anodes show dramatic increase in charge-discharge cycles

2012-10-10 21:25:05

Rice University researchers are doping graphene with light in a way that could lead to the more efficient design and manufacture of electronics, as well as novel security and cryptography devices.


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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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