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2014-02-04 11:11:54

Perfect sheets of diamond a few atoms thick appear to be possible even without the big squeeze that makes natural gems.

2014-02-03 16:27:03

DUBLIN, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nvjnqd/mid_ir_sensors) has announced the addition of a new report

Study Finds 'Bubble CPAP' Increases Neonatal Survival Rates
2014-01-30 11:19:07

The first clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by Rice University bioengineering students demonstrated that the device increased the survival rate of newborns with severe respiratory illness from 44 percent to 71 percent.

2014-01-23 23:01:23

ServerMonkey will be attending the Startup Career Fair at Rice University on January 24, 2014.

2013-12-27 12:21:38

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec.

Scientist Creates Morphing Material That Has Huge Potential
2013-12-10 09:58:50

Heating a sheet of plastic may not bring it to life – but it sure looks like it does in new experiments at Rice University.

Scientists Use Computers And Experiments To Better Predict Chemical Dissolution
2013-12-06 12:53:32

Scientists from Rice University and the University of Bremen's Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) in Germany have combined cutting-edge experimental techniques and computer simulations to find a new way of predicting how water dissolves crystalline structures like those found in natural stone and cement.

2013-11-26 14:00:16

A method by Rice University researchers to model the way proteins fold – and sometimes misfold – has revealed branching behavior that may have implications for Alzheimer’s and other aggregation diseases.

2013-11-11 21:26:13

A computational method to quantify the adsorption of gas by porous zeolites should help labs know what to expect before they embark upon slow, costly experiments, according to researchers at Rice University.

Researchers Link Von Willebrand Factor To Heart-valve Calcium Deposits
2013-11-07 09:32:39

Heart valves calcify over time, and Rice University scientists are beginning to understand why.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.