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Researchers find new clue to halting leukemia relapseResearchers find new clue to halting leukemia relapse
Rice, Baylor, MD Anderson team creates molecule that attacks chemo-inhibiting protein
A protein domain once considered of little importance may be key to helping patients who are fighting acute myeloid leukemia (AML) avoid a relapse.  (September 8, 2015)

 

Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technologyRice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology
Process uses light-harvesting nanoparticles, captures energy from ‘hot electrons’
Rice University researchers have demonstrated an efficient new way to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable energy by splitting water molecules.  (September 4, 2015)

 

For 2-D boron, it’s all about that baseFor 2-D boron, it’s all about that base
Rice University theorists show flat boron form would depend on metal substrates
Rice University scientists have theoretically determined that the properties of atom-thick sheets of boron depend on where those atoms land.  (September 2, 2015)

 

Rice method opens pathway to new drugs and dyesRice method opens pathway to new drugs and dyes
Rice University chemists work to streamline synthesis of cancer-fighting and other compounds
Rice University scientists have developed a practical method to synthesize chemical building blocks widely used in drug discovery research and in the manufacture drugs and dyes.  (September 1, 2015)

 

Laser-burned graphene gains metallic powersLaser-burned graphene gains metallic powers
Rice University scientists find possible replacement for platinum as catalyst
Rice University chemists who developed a unique form of graphene have found a way to embed metallic nanoparticles that turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other applications.  (August 20, 2015)

 

Professor Kolomeisky Publishes New Textbook, Motor Proteins and Molecular MotorsProfessor Kolomeisky Publishes New Textbook, Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors
Anatoly Kolomeisky, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has just published a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students entitled "Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors". (August 20, 2015)

 

Rice’s László Kürti wins NSF CAREER awardRice’s László Kürti wins NSF CAREER award
László Kürti came to Rice University on a career high, with a CAREER award in his pocket.  (August 20, 2015)

 

Scientists turn oily soil into fertile groundScientists turn oily soil into fertile ground
Rice University scientists are cleaning soil contaminated by oil spills in a way that saves energy and reclaims the soil’s fertility.  (August 20, 2015)

 
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