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American Ninja Warrior: Chemistry Ninja

The Rice Chemistry Department is very excited that our own Dr. Kristi Kincaid will be participating in the American Ninja Warrior try-outs in Houston! Good luck to our Chemistry Ninja! You can see Dr. Kincaid's audition video here.



Carbon nanotube fibers make superior links to brainCarbon nanotube fibers make superior links to brain
March 25
Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain. 


Halas, Nordlander awarded Optical Society’s R.W. Wood PrizeHalas, Nordlander awarded Optical Society’s R.W. Wood Prize
March 19
The Optical Society has awarded Rice University researchers Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the prestigious 2015 R.W. Wood Prize for their groundbreaking work in nanophotonics. 


Rice fine-tunes quantum dots from coalRice fine-tunes quantum dots from coal
March 18
Graphene quantum dots made from coal, introduced in 2013 by the Rice University lab of chemist James Tour, can be engineered for specific semiconducting properties in either of two single-step processes. 


Symmetry matters in graphene growthSymmetry matters in graphene growth
March 16
What lies beneath growing islands of graphene is important to its properties, according to a new study led by Rice University.


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