News - 21 Sep 2020
Points matter when designing nanoparticles that drive important chemical reactions using the power of light.
Researchers at Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) have long known...
News - 25 Aug 2020
In a paper published in NANO, a team of researchers from Xinjiang University, China have prepared [email protected]
photocatalyst with core-shell structure by combining coal-based carbon dots (CDs) with gold...
News - 18 Aug 2020
Carbon nanotube fibers made at Rice University are now stronger than Kevlar and are inching up on the conductivity of copper.
The Rice lab of chemical and biomolecular engineer Matteo Pasquali...
News - 11 Aug 2020
The enzymes responsible for catalytic reactions in our body's biological reactions are difficult to use for diagnosis or treatment as they react only to certain molecules or have low stability....
News - 4 Aug 2020
Solvay signed a global distribution agreement with Strem Chemicals, Inc., a manufacturer of high-purity specialty products, to fulfill commercial sampling and research requests for its specialty...
News - 3 Aug 2020
Supported bimetallic catalysts are an important class of catalysts in heterogeneous catalysis. They can be applied in various fields, such as electrocatalysis, biomass conversion, and hydrogen...
News - 31 Jul 2020
Whether in innovative high-tech materials, more powerful computer chips, pharmaceuticals or in the field of renewable energies, nanoparticles - smallest portions of bulk material - form the basis for...
News - 23 Jul 2020
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In order to make hydrogen fuel cells a viable energy source for the future, material scientists must find a way to integrate this technology with...
News - 8 Jul 2020
Two researchers from Johns Hopkins University—an ophthalmologist and an engineer—have successfully used nanoparticles to deliver gene therapy for blinding eye disease. They achieved this...
News - 23 Jun 2020
Rice University engineers have created a light-powered catalyst that can break the strong chemical bonds in fluorocarbons, a group of synthetic materials that includes persistent environmental...