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    • Synthesis of short chain fatty acids from bacteria 

      San, Ka-yiu; Han, Songi (2016-07-12)
      The present invention relates to an engineered bacteria for producing short chain fatty acid with the overexpression of a long chain (>C12) acyl-ACP thioesterases (long-TE) and a short chain (≦C12) acyl-ACP thioesterases ...
    • Glenda Gardner oral history interview transcript 

      Gardner, Glenda (2016-07-07)
      This oral history interview was recorded as part of The oH Project: Oral Histories of HIV/AIDS in Houston, Harris County, and Southeast Texas. Founding partners of the project include Legacy Community Health, Montrose ...
    • Addressable SiOX memory array with incorporated diodes 

      Tour, James M.; Yao, Jun; Lin, Jian; Wang, Gunuk; Palem, Krishna (2016-07-05)
      Various embodiments of the resistive memory cells and arrays discussed herein comprise: (1) a first electrode; (2) a second electrode; (3) resistive memory material; and (4) a diode. The resistive memory material is selected ...
    • Nanocomposite oil sensors for downhole hydrocarbon detection 

      Tour, James M.; Hwang, Chih-chau; Lu, Wei; Ruan, Gedeng; Tomson, Mason B.; Kan, Amy; Wang, Lu; Wong, Michael S.; Kini, Gautam; Hirasaki, George J.; Miller, Clarence (2016-06-28)
      Various embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to nanocomposites for detecting hydrocarbons in a geological structure. In some embodiments, the nanocomposites include: a core particle; a polymer associated with the ...
    • Cross antennas for surface-enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) spectroscopy of chemical moieties 

      Brown, Lisa V.; Zhao, Ke; Halas, Nancy J.; Nordlander, Peter J. (2016-06-21)
      A device for Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA) that includes at least one pair of metallic antennas deposited on a substrate, wherein the pair of metallic antennas are collinear. The length, width, and height ...
    • Offering Infographic Short Courses to Meet Students' Interest 

      Zhao, Jane (2016-06-15)
      A library student survey done in spring 2015 at Rice University shows that both undergraduate students and graduate students are most interested in taking library short courses on creating infographics and data visualization. ...
    • Ryan Trimble oral history interview and transcript 

      Trimble, Ryan (2016-06-13)
      Ryan Trimble was an original co-owner of the Houston music venue, Liberty Hall.
    • Lynda Herrera oral history interview and transcript 

      Herrera, Lynda (2016-06-13)
      Lynda Herrera was an original co-owner of the Houston music venue, Liberty Hall.
    • Dynamic strain hardening in polymer nanocomposites 

      Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Carey, Brent Joseph (2016-06-07)
      The present invention provides methods of strengthening composites. In some embodiments, such methods generally comprise a step of applying a dynamic stress to the composite in order to increase at least one of the stiffness ...
    • Should payment reform target certain subgroups? 

      Erickson, Kevin (2016-06)
      Should payment reform target certain subgroups? Kevin Erickson, researcher at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Veterans Affairs Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, examines this issue in ...
    • Fabrication of graphene nanoribbons and nanowires using a meniscus as an etch mask 

      Tour, James M.; Abramova, Vera; Slesarev, Alexander (2016-05-31)
      In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to methods of preparing graphene nanoribbons from a graphene film associated with a meniscus, where the method comprises patterning the graphene film while the meniscus ...
    • Lynne Tyer oral history interview transcript 

      Tyer, Lynne (2016-05-25)
      This oral history interview was recorded as part of The oH Project: Oral Histories of HIV/AIDS in Houston, Harris County, and Southeast Texas. Founding partners of the project include Legacy Community Health, Montrose ...
    • Anode battery materials and methods of making the same 

      Biswal, Sibani Lisa; Thakur, Madhuri; Wong, Michael S.; Sinsabaugh, Steven L.; Isaacson, Mark (2016-05-17)
      In some embodiments, the present invention provides novel methods of preparing porous silicon films and particles for lithium ion batteries. In some embodiments, such methods generally include: (1) etching a silicon material ...
    • David L. Benson oral history interview transcript 

      Benson, David L. (2016-05-04)
      This oral history interview was recorded as part of The oH Project: Oral Histories of HIV/AIDS in Houston, Harris County, and Southeast Texas. Founding partners of the project include Legacy Community Health, Montrose ...
    • Michael Peranteau oral history interview transcript 

      Peranteau, Michael (2016-05-02)
      This oral history interview was recorded as part of The oH Project: Oral Histories of HIV/AIDS in Houston, Harris County, and Southeast Texas. Founding partners of the project include Legacy Community Health, Montrose ...
    • The Impact of Right to Try Laws on Medical Access in the United States 

      Rubin, Michelle J.; Matthews, Kirstin R.W. (2016-05)
      State "right to try" laws can give terminally ill patients early access experimental drugs and medical devices — but they arguably make safety and efficacy secondary to speedy access.
    • Implications of construction method and spatial scale on measures of the built environment 

      Strominger, Julie; Anthopolos, Rebecca; Miranda, Marie L (2016-04-28)
      Abstract Background Research surrounding the built environment (BE) and health has resulted in inconsistent findings. Experts have identified the need to examine methodological ...
    • ITD assembler: an algorithm for internal tandem duplication discovery from short-read sequencing data 

      Rustagi, Navin; Hampton, Oliver A; Li, Jie; Xi, Liu; Gibbs, Richard A; Plon, Sharon E; Kimmel, Marek; Wheeler, David A (2016-04-27)
      Abstract Background Detection of tandem duplication within coding exons, referred to as internal tandem duplication (ITD), remains challenging due to inefficiencies in ...
    • Converting nanoparticles in oil to aqueous suspensions 

      Wong, Michael S.; Bagaria, Hitesh Ghanshyam; Kini, Gautam Chandrakanth; Ko, Wen Yin Lynn (2016-04-26)
      An improved process for converting an oil suspension of nanoparticles (NPs) into a water suspension of NPs, wherein water and surfactant and a non-surfactant salt is used instead of merely water and surfactant, leading to ...