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Rice lab synthesizes cancer-killing compoundRice lab synthesizes cancer-killing compound
Chemist K.C. Nicolaou and team achieve first total synthesis of shishijimicin A
Rice University scientists have achieved the total synthesis of a scarce natural marine product that may become a powerful cancer-fighting agent – the molecule shishijimicin A.  (July 13, 2015)

 

Hybrid cells cause chaos around cancersHybrid cells cause chaos around cancers
Rice University researchers model cell signaling in blood vessels that feed tumors
Rice University researchers have built a simulation to show how cancerous tumors manipulate blood-vessel growth for their own benefit.  (July 8, 2015)

 

Gas sensors promise advances in Earth scienceGas sensors promise advances in Earth science
Rice University awarded $1M grant from Keck Foundation to engineer microbial biosensors for soil
Rice University has been awarded a $1 million grant by the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop gas-releasing microbial sensors for the study of soil and marine life. (July 6, 2015)

 

Graphene flexes its electronic musclesGraphene flexes its electronic muscles
Rice-led researchers calculate electrical properties of carbon cones, other shapes
Flexing graphene may be the most basic way to control its electrical properties, according to calculations by theoretical physicists at Rice University and in Russia. (June 29, 2015)

 

Rice University boots up powerful microscopesRice University boots up powerful microscopes
New electron microscopes will capture images at subnanometer resolution
Rice University, renowned for nanoscale science, has installed microscopes that will allow researchers to peer deeper than ever into the fabric of the universe.  (June 29, 2015)

 

Professor Eugene Zubarev Receives Humboldt AwardProfessor Eugene Zubarev Receives Humboldt Award
(June 16, 2015)

 

Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbonsResearchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons
Rice-led experiments demonstrate solid-state carbon nanotube ‘templates’
A simple way to turn carbon nanotubes into valuable graphene nanoribbons may be to grind them, according to research led by Rice University.  (June 15, 2015)

 

Rice researchers make ultrasensitive conductivity measurementsRice researchers make ultrasensitive conductivity measurements
Photonic platform could provide ‘optical signatures’ for molecular electronics
Researchers at Rice University have discovered a new way to make ultrasensitive conductivity measurements at optical frequencies on high-speed nanoscale electronic components.  (June 10, 2015)

 
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