Landes wins ACS Early Career award
Christy Landes, an associate professor of chemistry and of electrical and computer engineering, has won the 2016 Early Career Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry from the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Too-few proteins prompt nanoparticles to clump
Blood serum proteins have been observed combining one-to-one with gold nanoparticles and prompting them to aggregate, scientists at Rice University reported.
Nano-coating makes coaxial cables lighter
Common coaxial cables could be made 50 percent lighter with a new nanotube-based outer conductor developed by Rice University scientists.
Graphene composite may keep wings ice-free
A thin coating of graphene nanoribbons in epoxy developed at Rice University has proven effective at melting ice on a helicopter blade.