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Flexible generators turn movement into energy?

June 5th, 2019

Flexible generators turn movement into energy An article features the research of James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, which has adapted laser-induced graphene into small, metal-free devices that generate electricity. The article quotes Tour and quotes and pictures postdoctoral […]

Triboelektrischer generator auf graphen-basis

June 5th, 2019

Triboelektrischer generator auf graphen-basisExtremNews (An English translation is not available.)http://bit.ly/2wE9uaS

Wearable generator powers medical devices with every step of a flip-flop

June 5th, 2019

Wearable generator powers medical devices with every step of a flip-flopAn article features Rice research that has adapted laser-induced graphene into small, metal-free devices that generate electricity. Postdoctoral researcher Michael Stanford is quoted.Becker’s Hospital Review (This article also appeared in Edgy Labs, ExpressTech and Off Grid Energy Independence.)http://bit.ly/2wFfGiR

Coal-derived quantum dots offer basis for effective antioxidant

May 17th, 2019

Coal-derived quantum dots offer basis for effective antioxidant An article features Rice research that determined that polyethylene glycol and graphene quantum dots from common coal are just as effective at halting damage from superoxide and hydrogen peroxides as materials studied in 2013. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of […]

Artist uses Rice lab’s laser-induced graphene to electrify his artwork

May 7th, 2019

Artist uses Rice lab’s laser-induced graphene to electrify his artworkAn article featuring Joseph Cohen’s artwork mentions that it was created at Rice using laser-induced graphene, a technique pioneered by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering. Tour is quoted in […]

Using coal as a potent antioxidant

May 6th, 2019

Using coal as a potent antioxidantMedical News Today (This article also appeared in MD Linx.)http://bit.ly/2VgyZ0U

Remarkable images show how lasers can be used to make electronic works of art by turning carbon into graphene

May 6th, 2019

Remarkable images show how lasers can be used to make electronic works of art by turning carbon into grapheneAn article featuring Joseph Cohen’s artwork mentions that it was created at Rice using laser-induced graphene, a technique pioneered by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and […]

Graphene art — no ink needed

May 2nd, 2019

An article featuring Joseph Cohen’s artwork mentions that was created at Rice using laser-induced graphene, a technique pioneered by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering. Bruce Weisman, professor of chemistry, materials science and nanoengineering; Paul Cherukuri, executive director of […]

Coal dust could soon treat brain injuries

April 29th, 2019

Coal dust could soon treat brain injuries  Free Press Journal (This article also appeared in the April 29 print edition.)http://bit.ly/2vtgQ0w

Graphene quantum dots could yield an effective antioxidant for various traumatic injuries

April 29th, 2019

Graphene quantum dots could yield an effective antioxidant for various traumatic injuriesThe research of James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is featured in two articles.Graphene-Info http://bit.ly/2vq8BCh

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