Scientists Turn Oily Soil Into Fertile Ground
Rice University scientists, including A. J. Hartsook Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Kyriacos Zygourakis, are cleaning soil contaminated by oil spills in a way that saves energy and reclaims the soil's fertility.
Nanotube Fibers Being Tested as a Way to Restore Electrical Health to Hearts
Rice University and Texas Heart Institute researchers are studying the use of soft, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes to restore electrical conductivity to damaged heart tissue.
Rice Wins Large Grant to Improve Water Treatment
Chemical engineers Michael Wong and Rafael Verduzco are members of the newly announced NSF-sponsored center on Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment.
Cancer Treatment Models Get Real
Researchers at Rice University and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a way to mimic the conditions under which cancer tumors grow in bones.
Rice collaborators win Hamill Innovation Awards
Rice University’s Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering honored five teams of researchers, including CHBE's own Laura Segatori, chosen to receive Hamill Innovation Awards at a luncheon at the BioScience Research Collaborative.