The Catalysis & Nanomaterials
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Media Coverage.


July 2020. PHYS ORG: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals PFOA, Genx
July 2020. AAAS EurekAlert!: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals PFOA, Genx
July 2020. ScienceMag: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals PFOA, Genx
July 2020. Science Daily: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals PFOA, Genx
July 2020. Environmental News Network: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals PFOA, Genx
July 2020. Medical Life Sciences News: Rice engineers find efficient catalyst for destroying PFAS 'forever' chemicals
July 2020. New Atlas: Boron nitride catalyst destroys toxic PFAS "forever chemicals"
July 2020. Technology Networks: "Forever" Chemical-destroying Properties of Boron Surprises Scientists
July 2020. Futurity: 99% of ‘forever chemicals’ can’t survive surprising catalyst
July 2020. ChemEurope: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS 'Forever' Chemicals PFOA, GenX
July 2020. Water Online: Boron Nitride Destroys PFAS 'Forever' Chemicals PFOA, GenX
July 2020. grist: This makeup ingredient could destroy 99% of ‘forever chemicals’
July 2020. The Irish Times: US rivers are facing a crisis - but scientists show there is hope
July 2020. Rice News: Boron nitride destroys PFAS ‘forever’ chemicals PFOA, GenX
January 2020. innovationmap: These 3 Houston research projects are aiming to fight or prevent cancer
January 2018. PHYS ORG: One-step catalyst turns nitrates into water and air
January 2018. Science Daily: One-step catalyst turns nitrates into water and air
January 2018. R&D World: New One-Step Catalyst Converts Nitrates to Water and Air
January 2018. AIChE ChEnected: Catalyst Turns Nitrates into Water and Air in Single Step
January 2018. Chemical Processing: One-Step Catalyst Cleans Nitrate Polluted Water
January 2018. World Industrial Reporter: Nanoparticle Catalyst Helps Turn Toxic Molecules into Air and Water
March 2017. Journal of Petroleum Technology: Nanotechnology Could See Big Future in Water Cleanup
August 2016. Futurity: Weird Sugar Compound is Basically Priceless
August 2016. PHYS ORG: Chemical engineers explore market for pure levoglucosan
August 2016. Chemistry World: Ring-locking holds the key to levoglucosan production
April 2013. Rice ChBE News: Chloroform cleanup: Just the beginning for palladium-gold catalysis
April 2013. 89.3 WFPL: New Clean Water Technology Will Be Tested in Louisville
November 2012. Extreme Tech: Scientists accidentally create quantum dots out of lava
November 2012. Rice News: Lava dots: Rice makes hallow, soft-shelled quantum dots
November 2012. Futurity: Crushed porous silicon could boost battery life
June 2012. PHYS ORG: Palladium-gold nanoparticles clean TCE a billion times faster than iron filings
March 2012. c&en news: Nanotech Strikes Oil
February 2011. World Gold Council: World Gold Council launches initiative to accelerate the development of emerging technologies utilising gold
December 2010. Chemical Processing: Nanocatalyst Gains Greater Reactivity
October 2010. Wired: Silicon Nanopores Pack More Punch into Batteries
October 2010. Houston Business Journal: Battery anodes get charged up with nano sand
October 2010. PHYS ORG: Silicon strategy shows promise for batteries
October 2010. The American Ceramic Society: Pore-enhanced silicon used to increase capacity of Li-ion batteries
October 2007. Smithsonian Magazine: Midas Touch
May 2007. Photonics Media: Qdot Breakthrough Could Mean Cheaper Solar Panels
February 2007. nano werk: Medicine of the future: cell-like nanofactories inside the body
January 2007. Indiana Public Media; "Moment of Science": Nanotech Cleanup
March 2006. c&en news: Vinit Murthy Recieves George Kozmetsky Award
October 2005. Photonics Media: Heat-Transfer Fluicds Cut Cost of Quantum Dots
October 2005. MIT Technology Review: Nanotech Cancer Killers
September 2005. Chemistry World: Scaling up quantum dot production
September 2005. c&en news: Cheaper solvent for growing quantum dots
July 2005. Micro/Nano R&D Magazine Vol. 10 No.7, p11.
May 2005. Confectionery News: Green method for delivery of cheaper flavour enhancers
April 2005. Greenwire: Tiny particles show big promise in pollution cleanups
April 2005. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment: Nano-solution for industrial pollution
April 2005. Science News Online: Special Treatment: Tiny technology tackles mega messes
March 2005. New Scientist: Gold cure for heavy industry's hangover