Dateline Rice for July 2, 2012 (Weekend Edition)

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Rice researchers tinkering with spray-on battery

Researchers at Rice University have developed a lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface. Pulickel Ajayan, the Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and of chemistry, and Neelam Singh, a graduate student in mechanical engineering and materials science, are quoted. A link to the KTRH-AM broadcast is not available.

San Francisco Chronicle (This Associated Press article also appeared in the Houston Chronicle, Odessa American and nearly 30 other media outlets.)

http://bit.ly/LVNuK9

Soon we might spray-paint batteries onto any surface

Forbes.com

http://onforb.es/OOC1zJ

Power up with paint

Marketplace.org

http://bit.ly/MZzGfp

Spray-on rechargeable batteries could store energy anywhere

Wired

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2012-07/02/spray-paint-batteries

Spray-on lithium-ion batteries could shape the next generation of portable electronics

Gizmag.com

http://www.gizmag.com/spray-on-lithium-ion-batteries/23124/

Texan team paints batteries onto beer steins

The Register (U.K.)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/06/29/paintable_battery_texas/

Spray-on batteries will make your phone super thin

Stuff

http://bit.ly/OEy9RJ

Rice University develops battery that can be spray-painted onto almost any surface

HuffingtonPost.com

http://huff.to/MGWS6w

Turn your home into a battery through paintable batteries

Technorati.com

http://technorati.com/technology/article/turn-your-home-into-a-battery/

Rice University develops spray-on battery prototype

ComputerWorld (This article also appeared on PCWorld, PCAdvisor.co.uk, PCWorld.in, ITWorld.com, IDG.no, IDG.com.au, GoodGearGuide.com.au, ARNNet.com.au, TechWorld.com.au, CIO.com.au and ComputerWorld.com.au.)

http://bit.ly/N6ntYl

Spray-on batteries could power your future laptop

PCWorld (This article also appeared on IDG.no and PCWorld.co.nz.)

http://bit.ly/MwqRyW

Spray-on batteries could be a reality in the future

FuelFix.com

http://bit.ly/LUYhTe

Spray-on battery can turn beer mug into power source

Slate.com

http://slate.me/OIXcEF

Spray-paint battery could turn any surface into power storage

WebProNews.com

http://bit.ly/QzRyC1

Lithium-ion battery can be painted onto most surfaces

TheEngineer.co.uk

http://bit.ly/NKc6nS

Research team unveils spray-on battery

Tehran Times (This article also appeared in the China Post.)

http://www.tehrantimes.com/component/content/article/99152

Paintable battery invented at Rice University

UberGizmo.com

http://bit.ly/NWK2RK

Scientists develop spray-on battery

Times of India

http://bit.ly/LUJzM5

Researchers create spray-on battery

NBCWashington.com (This article also appeared on NBCMiami.com, NBCSanDiego.com, NBCChicago.com, NBCNewYork.com, NBCBayArea.com [San Francisco], NBCLosAngeles.com, NBCConnecticut.com, NBCPhiladelphia.com and NBCDFW.com [Dallas].)

http://bit.ly/LUY2YD

Scientists develop paint that can turn any surface into a battery

ZMEScience.com

http://bit.ly/MGqqRx

Spray-on battery developed

Engineering & Technology

http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2012/jun/sprayon-battery.cfm

Scientists create spray-on battery paint

DigitalTrends.com

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/scientists-create-spray-on-battery-paint/

Scientists create spray-on battery paint

TechSpot.com

http://bit.ly/NXNgEE

Researchers create battery that can be spray-painted

AllVoices.com

http://bit.ly/NLgaV0

Scientists develop spray-on battery

News24.com

http://n24.cm/KQVNJA

Max power

TechRadar.com

http://bit.ly/KRm5LP

Spray-on batteries create portable, sticky power

EscapistMagazine.com

http://bit.ly/NLpWqa

Paintable battery created

OverclockersClub.com

http://www.overclockersclub.com/news/31949/

Researchers devise paintable li-ion battery

DailyTech.com

http://bit.ly/OHtkqU

Researchers develop spray-on battery

Geek.com

http://bit.ly/NVNMPW

Paintable battery offers new opportunities

ElectronicsFeed.com (This article also appeared on Evertiq.com.)

http://electronicsfeed.com/news/2534

How to paint on your batteries

SmartPlanet.com

http://smrt.io/Mn6ZyN

Paintable battery addresses key EV issue

AutomotiveIT.com

http://bit.ly/LK2yrJ

Rice team files for patent on paintable battery

Occupational Health & Safety

http://bit.ly/LRzKnt

Spray-on lithium-ion batteries are our future

TweekTown.com

http://bit.ly/LK2ybf

Spray-on lithium-ion batteries being developed

Hexus.net

http://bit.ly/O6nCgV

This paintable battery can be used virtually anywhere

Mashable.com

http://on.mash.to/OLJKzH

New spray-on battery could convert any object into an electricity storage device

SkimThat.com

http://bit.ly/LWq0oa

Researchers invent paintable battery

Complex.com

http://www.complex.com/tech/2012/06/researchers-invent-paintable-battery

New spray-on battery could power houses, vehicles

TXchnologist.com

http://invent.ge/LraTT1

Researchers develop paintable battery

Energy Harvesting Journal

http://bit.ly/KOe31u

Research team unveils spray-on battery

Yahoo.com

http://bit.ly/MC24ta

Spray-on lithium-ion batteries being developed

EVWind.es

http://www.evwind.es/noticias.php?id_not=19492

Spray-paint batteries invented by scientists

Inquisitr.com

http://www.inquisitr.com/267055/spray-paint-batteries-invented-by-scientists/

Scientists invent paint-on batteries

Newser.com

http://www.newser.com/story/149196/scientists-invent-paint-on-batteries.html

Painting on a power source

Knovel.com

http://bit.ly/Mo6q7M

Spray-on batteries could change device design

GeeksAreSexy.net

http://bit.ly/MG0cNS

Batteries of the future can be painted on

Coolest-Gadgets.com

http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20120702/batteries-future-painted/

Scientists demonstrate ‘paint-on’ batteries

Digital Photography Review (This article also appeared on Stockhouse.com.)

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2012/06/30/paint-on-batteries-demonstrated

KTRK-TV (Similar stories also appeared on WOAI-TV [San Antonio], WDAF-TV [Kansas City, Mo.], KNOW-FM [Minneapolis], KHQA-TV [Quincy, Ill.], WXMI-TV [Grand Rapids, Mich.], WGNO-TV [New Orleans] and WTOP-AM [Washington, D.C.)

http://bit.ly/MNMXMt

There’s a lot of … energy in the work of this graffiti artist

Disassociated.com

http://bit.ly/N3iiqh

Paintable battery is a real turn-on

PaintSquare.com

http://www.paintsquare.com/news/?fuseaction=view&id=7962

Paintable battery could end traditional packaging for storage devices

Smashits.com

http://bit.ly/N6Hyj7

In the labs: Batteries that spray on and can grow

FinancialContent.com

http://markets.financialcontent.com/stocks/news/read/21686648/In_the_labs

How to create a spray-paint battery

KurzweilAI.com

http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-to-create-a-spray-paint-battery

Battery-based paint

TrendHunter.com

http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/battery-based-paint

Rice University’s carbon nanotube paint turns any surface into a solar battery

Inhabitat.com

http://bit.ly/LVyADU

Rice University showcase spray-paintable battery technology on lighted bathroom tiles

MaximumPC.com

http://bit.ly/QzsivC

Rice University researchers perfect paint that acts as battery

AutoGuide.com

http://bit.ly/N6HM9Z

Rice University researchers create a paintable battery

EnergyRefuge.com

http://bit.ly/OJzVRN

Spray-on battery could slip power into tighter spaces

TechNewsWorld.com

http://bit.ly/LzZFJW

KTRH-AM

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

With health care, Obama scores a transcendent victory, but re-election drives his legacy

Douglas Brinkley, professor of history and fellow in history at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in articles about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act and President Barack Obama’s legacy and re-election hopes. Brinkley’s biography of Walter Cronkite is reviewed by the Boston Globe.

Washington Post (This Associated Press article also appeared in the Boston Globe, NPR.org, FoxNews.com, Salon.com, CBSNews.com, MSNBC.com and nearly 300 other media outlets.)

http://wapo.st/NVY5n7

Health-care ruling restores Barack Obama’s winning profile

Globe and Mail (Canada)

http://bit.ly/QI92fn

‘Cronkite’ by Douglas Brinkley

Boston Globe

http://bo.st/KOjehR

Texas’ defiant fight against feds, from EPA to health care, leads to more Washington oversight

An article discusses the impact of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s fight against what he views as Washington meddling in state affairs. Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor and chair of political science and fellow in political science at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted. Jones is also quoted in a front-page Houston Chronicle article about Texas Sen. John Cornyn, as well as articles about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act and the Texas U.S. Senate runoff election. Jones is quoted in several stories about the Mexican presidential election. Research by Jones was cited in a KSEV-AM interview with Ted Cruz. A link to this broadcast is not available.

Washington Post (This Associated Press article also appeared in the Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, MSNBC.com, NPR.org, CBSNews.com, HuffingtonPost.com and more than 280 other media outlets.)

http://wapo.st/KIeQkG

Cornyn seeks to regain Senate, kill health care law

Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News and Individual.com.)

http://bit.ly/Loqlzd

Politics, ideology clash over expanding Medicaid

Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News.)

http://bit.ly/MIXyXA

Cruz’s attacks on Dewhurst rile colleagues

San Antonio Express-News (This article also appeared in the Houston Chronicle.)

http://bit.ly/N41zDc

KRIV-TV

http://bit.ly/N6EWBG

KPRC-TV

http://bit.ly/OW2Zph

KPRC-TV

http://bit.ly/KOq8Ur

KPRC-TV

http://bit.ly/MNMXMt

KTRK-TV

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/video?id=8719823

KTRK-TV

http://bit.ly/Lf9y69

Mexico’s likely presidential winner must act quickly on reform

Deutsche-Boerse.com

http://bit.ly/QAuDqe

KSEV-AM (Houston)

Mitt Romney tries to get his foreign affairs in order

Ric Stoll, the Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science and scholar at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in an article about Mitt Romney’s foreign policy positions.

Globe and Mail (Canada)

http://bit.ly/OT3Nem

Can India even acquire enough coal?

Russell Green, the Will Clayton Fellow in International Economics at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored this op-ed about the demand for coal in India.

Wall Street Journal

http://on.wsj.com/Mmdu4J

Seeing the power of foreign aid

Alumna Jordan Schermerhorn ’12 authored this column about her travels in southern Africa with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Kristof’s column about Africa’s economic and social growth mentions that he is traveling with Schermerhorn.

New York Times

http://nyti.ms/NiWBSH

Africa on the rise

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/01/opinion/sunday/africa-on-the-rise.html

Bunga Raya: The crown jewel of Sabah

Martel College junior Kay Rodriguez is mentioned in an article about the Bunga Raya Resort & Spa.

Philippine Star

http://bit.ly/Lr88kC

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Barrier Breaker creates good vibes

Trustee and alumnus Jeffery Rose ’77 was honored at the 16th annual Barrier Breaker luncheon. Rose and his wife, De, are pictured. Alumna Annise Parker ’78 is mentioned and pictured also.

Houston Chronicle

http://news.rice.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/HCBarrier.jpg

Texas must take advantage of Medicaid expansion

Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and professor of economics, and Elena Marks, scholar in health policy at the Baker Institute, authored this op-ed recommending that Texas take advantage of provisions in the Affordable Care Act.

Houston Chronicle

http://bit.ly/MJKRgB

Lessons for Texas in UVa scandal

An editorial about the scandal surrounding the dismissal of University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan mentions the brief appointment of former Rice President William Masterson.

Houston Chronicle

http://bit.ly/NdXWfS

Dr. Stanley Spinner is new Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates chief medical officer

Rice is mentioned in an article reporting that Stanley Spinner was named chief medical officer for Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates.

UltimateTomball.com (This article also appeared on UltimateSpring.com.)

http://bit.ly/MXDsth

Centennial video explores office of Rice’s first president

Working with centennial historian Melissa Kean, video producer Brandon Martin created a video that looks at the historic office of Rice University’s first president, Edgar Odell Lovett.

UltimateWestU.com

http://bit.ly/NdXEWo

Most (and least!) expensive colleges in Texas

Rice is mentioned in an article about the most and the least expensive colleges in Texas.

Examiner.com

http://www.examiner.com/article/most-and-least-expensive-colleges-texas

BROADCAST/WEBCAST

KUHF-FM

Amid pressure from Texas and other states, Amazon.com has begun charging sales tax in Texas. Utpal Dholakia, professor of marketing at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.

http://bit.ly/KRBRpU

KROI-FM

Tony Payan, scholar for immigration studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, appeared on KROI-FM to discuss the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.

http://www.mediafire.com/?v71csfctlt0ovor

KROI-FM

Nathan Jones, the Alfred C. Glassell III Postdoctoral Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, appeared on KROI-FM to discuss the Mexican presidential election. A link to this broadcast is not available.

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Building’s roof changes color based on the sun’s movement

Articles discuss the James Turrell “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace at Rice. Video of the Skyspace is featured.

PSFK.com

http://bit.ly/Ls5cnC

Legal mother lode

Alumnus Max Laun ’83 was named general counsel and vice president of Alcoa.

Law.com

http://www.law.com/jsp/cc/PubArticleFriendlyCC.jsp?id=1202558684357

New, monumental light sculpture in the form of a Carbon 60 Molecule to illuminate Madison Square Park

Rice is mentioned in an article about a new sculpture by artist Leo Villareal.

ArtDaily.org

http://artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56252#.T_Gi_JEXEyg

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Slippin’ into whiteness: Melungeons and other ‘almost white’ groups

John Boles, the William Pettus Hobby Professor of History, is quoted in an op-ed about multiracial groups scattered across the U.S.

DailyKos.com

http://bit.ly/MM1bNL

China’s manned space mission marks ‘great first step’

Carolyn Sumners, adjunct professor of physics and astronomy, discusses China’s recent manned space mission.

AndhraNews.com (This article also appeared on NewKerala.com, NorthKoreaTimes.com, ArgentinaStar.com, CambodianTimes.com, KenyaStar.com and AlbuquerqueExpress.com.)

http://bit.ly/MDnlCT

Congrats! Colleges award degrees, honors to local students

A news brief reports that Anne Kadota ’12 graduated from Rice May 12.

Patch.com

http://bit.ly/N4aCaI

Can’t help but vote Obama

Rice research is cited in a letter to the editor about the 2012 presidential election.

Orange County Register (Calif.)

http://letters.ocregister.com/2012/06/30/guess-what-bush-isnt-running/

Campus notes

Rice is mentioned in a news brief about a Wright State University graduate.

Vindy.com

http://bit.ly/LfabNj

The story behind Springfield’s only ‘Best of Craigslist’ post

Former Rice student Chealsey Russell is quoted in an article about a Craiglist posting.

Louisville Courier-Journal (Ky.)

http://cjky.it/LSox6a

SPORTS

Rice’s Graham enters College Baseball Hall of Fame

Head baseball coach Wayne Graham was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame.

Houston Chronicle

http://bit.ly/Mk7olo

Owls coach Wayne Graham reflects on his career, baseball and Lance Berkman

Houston Press

http://bit.ly/LWajNT

For two Hall of Fame inductees, career decisions worked out

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas)

http://bit.ly/OZ4R1Q

KVOA-TV (Tucson, Ariz.)

http://bit.ly/LZEHoU

Martins Ferry native named assistant swim coach at Rice

Amanda Caldwell was named assistant swimming coach at Rice.

Martins Ferry Times-Leader (Ohio)

http://bit.ly/NatW4v

Rice distance runner comes up short in Olympic bid

Alumna Becky Wade ’12 competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials.

Examiner.com

http://exm.nr/OPOXH1

KIAH-TV (Houston) (This story also appeared on WGNRadio.com.)

http://bit.ly/Neihlh

KRGV-TV (Harlingen, Texas)

Alumnus George Schulgen ’68 was named to the RGV Sports Hall of Fame.

http://bit.ly/M13H0B

RGV Sports Hall of Fame welcomes 2012 class

RGVSports.com

http://www.rgvsports.com/articles/hall-11756-rgvsports-pharr-rgv.html

J.P. Heath named voice of Rice athletics

J.P. Heath was recently named “The Voice of the Rice Owls.”

Lufkin News (Texas)

http://bit.ly/MLm8Hk

J.P. Heath named voice of Rice University sports

AllAccess.com

http://bit.ly/OcmhVX

About Patrick McLaughlin

Patrick McLaughlin is a news assistant in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs. Patrick is responsible for production of the daily newsletter Dateline Rice and maintaining databases of metrics of mentions of Rice in the news media.