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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

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 […]

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