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6100 Main MS-61
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Office: 713-348-4938

News & Events

Entropy LandscapeEntropy landscape sheds light on quantum mystery
Rice, Karlsruhe physicists probe entropy near quantum phase transition
Nanowire Gap‘Hot’ electrons don’t mind the gap
Rice University scientists find nanogaps in plasmonic gold wires enhance voltage when excited
kinesins ignore weakKinesins ignore weak forces as they carry heavy loads
Rice University-led study shows how motor proteins cooperate – or don’t – to transport cargo in cells