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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)


Ancient algae found deep in tropical glacierAncient algae found deep in tropical glacier
Rice University, Ohio State, Nebraska scientists prove core competency in finding millennium-old diatoms
The remains of tiny creatures found deep inside a mountaintop glacier in Peru are clues to the local landscape more than a millennium ago, according to a new study by Rice University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Ohio State University. (June 1, 2015)


Rice merges two institutes to form Smalley-Curl InstituteRice merges two institutes to form Smalley-Curl Institute
New institute will expand on missions of Rice Quantum Institute, Smalley Institute
Rice University is merging two of its multidisciplinary research institutes, the Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Rice Quantum Institute, to form a new entity, the Smalley-Curl Institute. (May 22, 2015)

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