The same slip-and-stick mechanism that leads to earthquakes is at work on the molecular level in nanoscale materials, where it determines the shear plasticity of the materials, according to scientists at Rice University and the Sta
An adaptive material invented at Rice University combines self-healing and reversible self-stiffening properties.
Never mind the ABCs. Rice University scientists interested in nanotubes are studying their XYΩs.
Rice University and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) in India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Nov. 25 that supports fellowships for outstanding graduate students from India who want to earn a Ph.D. at Rice in science, engineering or math-related fields.
A unique combination of materials developed at Rice University, including a clay-based electrolyte, may solve a problem for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries destined for harsh environments.
Graphene doped with nitrogen and augmented with cobalt atoms has proven to be an effective, durable catalyst for the production of hydrogen from water, according to scientists at Rice University.
In the drive to miniaturize electronics, solenoids have become way too big, say Rice University scientists who discovered the essential com
A new center at Rice University and Pennsylvania State University will study, in collaboration with industry, the development of atom-thin two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses.