'Wavy' borophene may be more suitable for wearables than graphene, new research from Rice shows.
Spider silk could inspire novel materials to manipulate sound and heat in the same way semiconducting circuits manipulate electrons.
Jun Lou's lab has discovered that some materials being considered for flexible electronics may be more brittle than researchers expected.
Naomi Halas and colleagues have unveiled a new method for uniting light-capturing photonic nanomaterials and high-efficiency metal catalysts.
Bioengineer Junghae Suh has won an NIH grant to study the use of viral gene therapy to fight ovarian cancer.
Rice physicists are closing in on a way to create a new condensed matter state in which all the electrons in a material act as one by manipulating
By modeling Stone Age human migration across North America, Rice researchers have learned something about the behavior of cancer cells and drug-res
Rice materials scientists are making nanodiamonds and other forms of carbon by smashing nanotubes against a target at high speeds.