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Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas have put their minds together to create an incredibly thin battery. So small, in fact, if can be painted on the surface of whatever it’s meant to power.
Japanese and U.S. physicists are offering new details this week in the journal Nature regarding intriguing similarities between the quirky electronic properties of a new iron-based high-temperature superconductor (HTS) and its copper-based cousins.
José Onuchic has become an expert at connecting the dots, but finding connections merely implied by the dots … well, that’s quite a trick.
Strings of all kinds, when jostled, wind up in knots.
Sixteenth-century European explorers probed the jungles and valleys of South America in search of El Dorado, the legendary lost city of gold, but came up empty-handed.
Federal statistics indicate that four of five African-American women are overweight or obese, yet researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University have identified a large number of African American women who have lost clinically significant amounts of weight and kept it off for longer than a year.
If you are not a condensed matter physicist, vanadium oxide (VO2) may be the coolest material you’ve never heard of.
Rice University students invent device to strengthen children's hands and wrists
A team of Rice University students accepted a challenge to turn shale gas produced in China into a range of useful, profitable and environmentally friendly products and did so in a cost-effective manner.
A new study this week finds that “quantum critical points” in exotic electronic materials can act much like polarizing “hot button issues” in an election.
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