Cleaning pollutants from water with a defective filter sounds like a non-starter, but a recent study by chemical engineers at Rice University found that the right-sized defects helped a molecular sieve soak up more perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) in less time.
Before U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw's mother died of breast cancer when he was only 10 years old, hope was planted in his heart as he watched her explore options to combat the disease. He gained a new belief in the power of science and research to improve people's lives and find treatments and cures for life-threatening diseases. On Feb.
Rice University integrated circuit designers will present a new approach for creating secure keys and IDs on Internet of Things (IoT) devices at this week's 2019 International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco.
A layer of red phosphorus in rechargeable lithium metal batteries can signal when damaging dendrites threaten to create a short circuit. The strategy, which does not require a third electrode, could help bring more powerful lithium metal batteries to market.