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Binary metal oxide surface goes electrocatalytic

September 5th, 2014

Rice researchers developed an inexpensive simple way to fabricate binary metal oxides with active edges for electrocatalytic reactions. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is quoted. Nanotechweb.org http://bit.ly/1plImQ8

Tour Testifies Before Congressional Committee

August 4th, 2014

In a span of less than two weeks, Rice’s Neal Lane, James Tour, John Diamond and Charles McConnell testified before separate congressional committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. At the same time, 25 Rice students were wrapping up summer internships on the Hill. http://news.rice.edu/2014/08/04/rice-busy-on-capitol-hill/

Resistance is not futile: Here’s a cookie sheet of luke-warm RRAM that proves it

July 29th, 2014

Rice’s silicon oxide technology can now be used to fabricate devices with conventional production methods, which brings it a step closer to mass production. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is quoted. The Register http://bit.ly/1po5MrA http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/07/29/porous_silicon_makes_rram_faster_cheaper_and_better/

Soon we’ll be able to store terabytes worth of data on our smartphones

July 28th, 2014

HITC Tech http://bit.ly/1rvK8l4 http://hereisthecity.com/en-gb/2014/07/25/soon-well-be-able-to-store-terabytes-worth-of-data-on-our-smartp/

New, super dense memory chips may arrive soon

July 28th, 2014

Myce (This article also appeared in TweakTown.) http://bit.ly/1pmk3Fj http://www.myce.com/news/new-super-dense-memory-chips-may-arrive-soon-72279/

Weekend tech reading: Oculus Rift DK2 and OS X Yosemite previewed, Destiny compared on PS4/XO

July 28th, 2014

TechSpot http://bit.ly/1tT74fB http://www.techspot.com/news/57544-weekend-tech-reading-oculus-rift-dk2-os-x-yosemite-previewed-destiny-compared-on-ps4-xo.html

The morning download: Hilton upgrades to mobile-first

July 28th, 2014

Rice’s silicon oxide technology can now be used to fabricate devices with conventional production methods, which brings it a step closer to mass production. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and professor of mechanical engineering and materials science and of computer science, is quoted. Wall Street Journal http://on.wsj.com/1pvOwhb http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2014/07/28/the-morning-download-hilton-upgrades-to-mobile-first/

Super-Dense Computer Memory – MIT Technology Review

July 28th, 2014

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/529386/super-dense-computer-memory/

Rice University chemist to testify about nanotechnology

July 28th, 2014

James Tour, the T. T. and W. F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and professor of mechanical engineering and materials science and of computer science, is quoted; he will testify before the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on commerce, manufacturing and trade. AZoNano.com http://bit.ly/1uynD4n http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=30719

Tech universe: July 17, 2014

July 17th, 2014

New Zealand Herald http://bit.ly/1tVRROt http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=11294878

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