Charcoal nanoparticles are effective antioxidants, according to researchers

July 27th, 2020

Tour’s research into artificial enzymes made from treated charcoal is featured in Gilmore Health News.Gilmore Health News http://dateline.rice/july-27-tour

Charcoal a weapon to fight superoxide-induced disease, injury

July 2nd, 2020

Scientists at Rice, the University of Texas Health Science Center’s McGovern Medical School and the Texas A&M Health Science Center developed artificial enzymes made of treated charcoal that may aid in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.http://dateline.rice/july-2-news-release-tour

Activated charcoal can be used to treat injuries, stroke and coronavirus

July 2nd, 2020

An article features collaborative Rice research into artificial enzymes made of treated charcoal that could have the power to curtail damaging levels of superoxides, radical oxygen ions that are toxic at high concentrations. 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 […]