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Thomas A. Searles, winner of the first Joseph A. Johnson III Award

Howard University Professor to Receive First Joseph A. Johnson Award Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

Thomas A. Searles honored for inspiring young Black physicists to pursue cutting-edge optics and quantum research.


electrets with no pressure and with pressure

2D oxide flakes pick up surprise electrical properties Friday, May. 15, 2020

Rice University lab detects piezoelectric effects in nanosheets due to defects


free-energy landscape and possible protein paths

Hidden symmetry found in chemical kinetic equations Tuesday, May. 5, 2020

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SARS-CoV2 viral particle

Rice researchers look to ‘trap and zap’ coronavirus Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020

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protective mask

Rice awards first COVID-19 research grants Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020

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actin filaments, motors, and linkers

Actin ‘avalanches’ may make memories stick Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020

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photo of molecular drills article

Deadly superbugs destroyed by molecular drills Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

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photo of strange metal

Study finds billions of quantum entangled electrons in ‘strange metal’ Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Author: Jade Boyd


photo of lab

Rice lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

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Photo of cell pump

Cells’ springy coils pump bursts of RNA Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Author: Mike Williams