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2013-01-03 18:11:18

Plasmonic gold nanoparticles make pinpoint heating on demand possible.

Molecular Probe May Help In Understanding Parkinson's
2012-12-18 07:55:12

Scientists at Rice University have found a new way to look inside living cells to see the insoluble fibrillar deposits associated with Parkinson's disease.

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


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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