Thomas A. Searles, winner of the first Joseph A. Johnson III Award
Howard University Professor to Receive First Joseph A. Johnson Award

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2021 -- The American Institute of Physics and the National Society of Black Physicists congratulate physicist Thomas A. Searles as the winner of the inaugural Joseph A.

electrets with no pressure and with pressure
2D oxide flakes pick up surprise electrical properties

Rice University lab detects piezoelectric effects in nanosheets due to defects

HOUSTON – (May 7, 2020) – Rice University researchers have found evidence of piezoelectricity in la

free-energy landscape and possible protein paths
Hidden symmetry found in chemical kinetic equations

SARS-CoV2 viral particle
Rice researchers look to ‘trap and zap’ coronavirus

protective mask
Rice awards first COVID-19 research grants

actin filaments, motors, and linkers
Actin ‘avalanches’ may make memories stick

photo of molecular drills article
Deadly superbugs destroyed by molecular drills


Rice, Texas A&M-led research shows motors kill bacteria, revive some antibacterial drugs


photo of strange metal
Study finds billions of quantum entangled electrons in ‘strange metal’

photo of news

photo of lab
Rice lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash

photo of tour

photo of laser-induced
Laser-Induced Graphene Shrunk Under Microscope’s Eye for Flexible Electronics

Link:photo of laser

Subscribe to Featured Stories