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Quantum dots from coal are a promising antioxidant

April 26th, 2019

Quantum dots from coal are a promising 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 […]

Chemist James Tour is scathing, hilarious: ‘Show me the chemistry’ of abiogensis. ‘It’s not there.’?

April 22nd, 2019

Chemist James Tour is scathing, hilarious: ‘Show me the chemistry’ of abiogensis. ‘It’s not there.’James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, who spoke at the Discovery Institute’s 2019 Dallas Conference on Science and Faith, is featured.Evolution News & Science Todayhttp://bit.ly/2GA0pWq

Red phosphorous layer prevents battery fires

February 28th, 2019

Red phosphorous layer prevents battery fires Rice research that determined a layer of red phosphorous could be the key to manufacturing safer and more affordable lithium-ion batteries is featured. IdeaConnection http://bit.ly/2GIRfIo

Red phosphorus barrier makes batteries safer?

February 20th, 2019

Red phosphorus barrier makes batteries safer Research by Rice scientists who have developed the next step toward the deployment of powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries by making them safer and simpler to manufacture is featured. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science […]

Roter phosphor schützt vor Akku-Explosion

February 20th, 2019

Roter phosphor schützt vor Akku-Explosion Extrem News (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in Computerwelt and Smart 2 Zero.) http://bit.ly/2txyU8O

How graphene might revolutionize industry beyond semiconductors

February 18th, 2019

How graphene might revolutionize industry beyond semiconductors An article mentions that researchers from Rice and Lomonosov Moscow State University discovered that graphene oxide can remove radioactive material from contaminated water. Electro Pageshttp://bit.ly/2U2uemE

Red phosphorus may be the key to creating more efficient lithium metal batteries

February 18th, 2019

Red phosphorus may be the key to creating more efficient lithium metal batteries Research by Rice scientists who have developed the next step toward the deployment of powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries by making them safer and simpler to manufacture is featured. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor […]

Better red than dread: Barrier keeps batteries safe

February 15th, 2019

Better red than dread: Barrier keeps batteries safe Research by Rice scientists who have developed the next step toward the deployment of powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries by making them safer and simpler to manufacture is featured. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of […]

Laser-induced graphene

February 15th, 2019

Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with helpChemEurope.com http://bit.ly/2SOYioL ChemEurope.com http://bit.ly/2SOYioL

Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help

February 14th, 2019

Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help An article mentions that collaborative research from the lab 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, discovered that infusing laser-induced graphene with plastic, rubber, cement or other materials made composites with a wide range […]

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