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Fluorine grants white graphene new powersFluorine grants white graphene new powers
Rice researchers turn common insulator into a magnetic semiconductor
A little fluorine turns an insulating ceramic known as white graphene into a wide-bandgap semiconductor with magnetic properties. Rice University scientists said that could make the unique material suitable for electronics in extreme environments. (July 14, 2017)

 

Rice scientists simplify the incorporation of nitrogen into moleculesRice scientists simplify the incorporation of nitrogen into molecules
Reagents ease chemical design for drugs, agriculture
A Rice University laboratory that specializes in synthesizing reagents and intermediate molecules for the design and manufacture of drugs and other fine chemicals has delivered on a promise to generalize the synthesis of electrophilic (electron-poor) aminating agents. (July 12, 2017)

 

Greener molecular intermediates may aid drug designGreener molecular intermediates may aid drug design
Rice scientists further simplify method to make important precursor molecules
Scientists at Rice University have simplified their approach to synthesize a highly versatile family of precursors en route to biologically active compounds. Their method should make drug design and development cheaper and more environmentally friendly. (July 5, 2017)

 

Masiello elected fellow of the Geological Society of AmericaMasiello elected fellow of the Geological Society of America
Rice University biogeochemist recognized for research on organic carbon in soils
Rice University biogeochemist Caroline Masiello has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a global professional society dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. (July 1, 2017)

 

Ruthenium rules for new fuel cellsRuthenium rules for new fuel cells
Rice project disperses single atoms on graphene to match platinum standard
Rice University scientists have fabricated a durable catalyst for high-performance fuel cells by attaching single ruthenium atoms to graphene. (June 28, 2017)

 

Rice U. chemists create 3-D printed graphene foamRice U. chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam
Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China’s Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. (June 21, 2017)

 

Freshwater from salt water using only solar energyFreshwater from salt water using only solar energy
Freshwater from salt water using only solar energy
A federally funded research effort to revolutionize water treatment has yielded an off-grid technology that uses energy from sunlight alone to turn salt water into fresh drinking water. The desalination system, which uses a combination of membrane distillation technology and light-harvesting nanophotonics, is the first major innovation from the Center for Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT), a multi-institutional engineering research center based at Rice University.  (June 19, 2017)

 

Mussels add muscle to biocompatible fibersMussels add muscle to biocompatible fibers
Rice chemists develop hydrogel strings using compound found in sea creatures
Rice University chemists can thank the mussel for putting the muscle into their new macroscale scaffold fibers. (June 9, 2017)

 
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