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Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH is Home to Cutting Edge Energy Research

Posted on · The Texas Center for Superconductivity is an energy research center based at the University of Houston. The center brings together chemistry, physics, chemical engineering and other disciplines to study superconductivity and advanced materials. Dr. Zhifeng Ren is a principal investigator with the center. He recently received $500,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to […]

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What’s Happening in the World of Nanotechnology in Houston?

Posted on · You may have heard about scientists working on developing a camera so tiny that doctors could have patients swallow it like a pill. Or special fabrics lines with particles that repel stains. Those are just two examples of nanotechnology – a combination of science, engineering and technology happening at the teeny, tiny nanoscale, about 1 […]