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Coal-derived quantum dots offer basis for effective antioxidant

By Lisa McDonald / May 14, 2019

Coal can cause serious health issues when burned as a fuel. But when used as a source of graphene quantum dots, it could help treat traumatic injuries, as Rice University researchers and their colleagues show in new research.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 20, 2016

Nanotech tattoo monitors muscle activity, microchips enable extreme space science, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 20, 2016.

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Catalyzing a breakthrough: Quantum dots made from coal could replace platinum for economical, efficient fuel cells

By April Gocha / October 2, 2014

The latest discovery from James Tour’s research group at Rice University details the development of graphene-based catalysts, born from coal, to replace more-expensive and less-efficient platinum catalysts in fuel cells of the future.

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