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Nanotube fibers being tested as a way to restore electrical health to heartsNanotube fibers being tested as a way to restore electrical health to hearts
Rice University, Texas Heart Institute will study soft, conductive fibers’ ability to bridge scar tissue
Rice University and Texas Heart Institute researchers are studying the use of soft, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes to restore electrical conductivity to damaged heart tissue.  (August 14, 2015)

 

Rice, Penn State open center for 2-D coatingsRice, Penn State open center for 2-D coatings
National Science Foundation selects universities to develop atom-thin materials with industry partners
A new center at Rice University and Pennsylvania State University will study, in collaboration with industry, the development of atom-thin two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses.  (August 13, 2015)

 

Rice, ASU, Yale, UTEP win NSF engineering research centerRice, ASU, Yale, UTEP win NSF engineering research center
NEWT Center will use nanotechnology to transform economics of water treatment
A Rice University-led consortium of industry, university and government partners has been chosen to establish one of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious Engineering Research Centers in Houston. (August 10, 2015)

 

Cancer treatment models get realCancer treatment models get real
Rice University scientists mimic biological conditions to view effect on tumor samples
Researchers at Rice University and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a way to mimic the conditions under which cancer tumors grow in bones.  (August 5, 2015)

 

Rice ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and racial interactionRice ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and racial interaction
Rice University has two No. 1 spots in the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges”: Best quality of life and lots of race/class interaction. (August 3, 2015)

 

Rice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cellsRice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells
Plasmonics study suggests how to maximize production of ‘hot electrons’
New research from Rice University could make it easier for engineers to harness the power of light-capturing nanomaterials to boost the efficiency and reduce the costs of photovoltaic solar cells.  (July 22, 2015)

 

Heat buckyballs to help environmentHeat buckyballs to help environment
Rice University scientists advance toward tunable carbon-capture materials
Rice University scientists are forging toward tunable carbon-capture materials with a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse gases.  (July 13, 2015)

 

Mikos honored with lifetime achievement awardMikos honored with lifetime achievement award
Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society-Americas at the society’s annual World Congress in Boston in September.  (July 13, 2015)

 
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