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Graphene-nanotube hybrid boosts lithium metal batteriesGraphene-nanotube hybrid boosts lithium metal batteries
Rice prototypes store 3 times the energy of lithium-ion batteries
Rice University scientists have created a rechargeable lithium metal battery with three times the capacity of commercial lithium-ion batteries by resolving something that has long stumped researchers: the dendrite problem.  (May 18, 2017)


Gas gives laser-induced graphene super propertiesGas gives laser-induced graphene super properties
Rice study shows inexpensive material can be superhydrophilic or superhydrophobic
Rice University scientists who invented laser-induced graphene (LIG) for applications like supercapacitors have now figured out a way to make the spongy graphene either superhydrophobic or superhydrophilic.  (May 15, 2017)


Naomi Halas wins Weizmann Women and Science AwardNaomi Halas wins Weizmann Women and Science Award
Israeli institute: Rice plasmonics pioneer ‘profoundly influenced modern optics’
Rice University plasmonics pioneer Naomi Halas has won a 2017 Weizmann Women and Science Award from the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel. (May 15, 2017)


Fed grant backs nanofiber developmentFed grant backs nanofiber development
Rice joins Department of Energy ‘Next Generation Machines’ initiative
Rice University scientists who developed conductive fibers made entirely of carbon nanotubes will enhance their invention with the aid of a grant from the Department of Energy. (May 10, 2017)


Biology’s need for speed tolerates a few mistakesBiology’s need for speed tolerates a few mistakes
Rice scientists find DNA, protein production optimizes for speed over accuracy
Biology must be in a hurry. In balancing speed and accuracy to duplicate DNA, produce proteins and carry out other processes, evolution has apparently determined that speed is of higher priority, according to Rice University researchers.  (May 2, 2017)


Opportunities for growth aboundOpportunities for growth abound
Rice students learn science basics by contributing to a startup urban farm
Freshmen in two Rice University classrooms teamed up this spring to make a joyful contribution to Recipe for Success’ Hope Farms in Houston and learn basic scientific method along the way.  (May 2, 2017)


Rice vehicle tops all in Nanocar RaceRice vehicle tops all in Nanocar Race
Rice and partner University of Graz run fastest single-molecule car in international event
Rice University chemist James Tour and his international team have won the first Nanocar Race. With an asterisk.  (April 28, 2017)


Rice crew revved for Nanocar RaceRice crew revved for Nanocar Race
Nanocar creator James Tour and team take on international competition with single-molecule marvel
Rice University chemist James Tour and members of his international team will meet in Toulouse, France, next week for the first Nanocar Race, a competition between single-molecule cars on a track that can only be viewed through a microscope.  (April 20, 2017)

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