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Scientists Say 'Smart Water' May Aid Oil Recovery

Scientists at Rice University's Brown School of Engineering have discovered that microscopic saltwater droplets emulsify crude oil when each has the right composition.

Scientists Develop a Technique Turning Trash Into Valuable Graphene in a Flash

Rice University researchers have developed a technique which is turning crbon black powder into graphene in a burst of light and heat.

New Device Generating Electricity in Contact with Other Surfaces

Researchers from Rice University have developed laser-induced graphene (LIG) into small, metal-free devices that generate electricity.

Iranian Researchers Produce Batteries Made from Rice Bran

A faculty member of University of Tehran has announced on producing a battery made from rice bran.

Iranian Scientist Develops Stronger and Greener Concrete

Scientists of Rice University have developed micron-sized calcium silicate spheres that could lead to stronger and greener concrete.

Scientists Create Ultra-Strong Micro-Cubes by Rearranging their Nanostructures

Scientists of the Rice University team have created ultra-strong and tough metallic micro-cubes by rearranging their nanostructures upon impact.

A Tesla Coil Can Zap Nanotubes into Long Nanowires

Researchers at Rice University have found out that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil causes carbon nanotubes to self-assemble into long wires, in a phenomenon they call “Teslaphoresis.”

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