A light-activated catalyst efficiently converts ammonia into clean-burning hydrogen using only inexpensive raw materials.
The flash Joule heating process developed at Rice turns asphaltenes, a byproduct of crude oil production, into graphene for use in composite materials.
Rice bioengineers, synthetic biologists and cancer researchers celebrated the opening of Rice’s first CPRIT Core Facility, the Genetic Design and Engineering Center, or GDEC, Nov. 10 at the BRC.
Computer simulations by Rice University scientists and their collaborators explain two puzzling observations of exoplanets orbiting distant stars.
Junichiro Kono’s lab will study how matter and quantum vacuums become entangled thanks to a new grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Rice researchers develop programmable bacteria that sense contaminants and release an electronic signal in real time.
Rice engineers and scientists and collaborators have discovered an efficient, one-step process for converting hydrogen sulfide gas into clean-burning hydrogen fuel.
Physicists from Rice and other institutions have discovered a way to switch topological states on and off.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella presented Rice’s Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the 2022 Eni Energy Transition Award in an Oct. 3 ceremony in Rome's Quirinal Palace.
Promptly reducing greenhouse emissions would give Gulf of Mexico corals up to 20 extra years to adapt to critical threshold temperatures, according to Rice research.
Online learners can follow Rice biologist and author Scott Solomon into the wild through an engaging series of courses focused on ecology, evolution and biodiversity.
Rice bioscientists have created bacteria that self-assembles into a material like putty that could soak up pollutants.
Rice University chemists find a rare genetic pathway that helps mammalian cells become drug factories or sensors by synthesizing noncanonical amino acids. The clues came from an uncommon bird.
Rice physicists have discovered a quantum material where electrons engage in a collective dance that appears to be governed by both their electronic and magnetic natures.
A three-year National Science Foundation grant will fund a multi-institution study of how social networks affect teacher education development.