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2013-10-03 23:24:13

More than one thousand middle school girls, parents, educators to attend Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University in effort to ignite interest in STEM studies, careers. Houston,

2013-09-26 17:55:29

Outreach programs that build relationships between families and schools may reduce the number of students who change schools for reasons other than grade promotion.

2013-09-03 10:26:41

In the perceptual condition known as synesthesia, unrelated sensory experiences such as color are triggered by ordinal stimuli such as numbers, letters and months of the year.

Proteins Blocked In Diabetes Treatments Connected To Lower Incidence Of Cancer In Patients
2013-08-20 09:05:47

Two proteins have been identified as prime suspects in the proliferation of breast cancer

2013-08-15 20:49:33

A Rice University laboratory has improved upon its ability to determine molecular structures in three dimensions in ways that challenge long-used standards.

Biophysicists Zoom In On Pore-forming Toxin
2013-08-15 09:08:14

A new study by Rice University biophysicists offers the most comprehensive picture yet of the molecular-level action of melittin, the principal toxin in bee venom.

Embedded Diodes Boost Rice University Invention's Potential As Robust, Roomy Memory
2013-07-09 14:58:25

A Rice University laboratory pioneering memory devices that use cheap, plentiful silicon oxide to store data has pushed them a step further with chips that show the technology's practicality.

New Material Created At Rice University With Graphene Oxide Flakes
2013-07-08 11:37:26

Large flakes of graphene oxide are the essential ingredient in a new recipe for robust carbon fiber created at Rice University.

Drug-design Lessons Applied To Production Of Industrial Minerals
2013-06-18 08:46:22

Taking a page from computer-aided drug designers, Rice University researchers have developed a computational method that chemists can use to tailor the properties of zeolites, one of the world's most-used industrial minerals.

2013-06-14 11:26:18

Researchers at Rice University have come up with a new way to boost the efficiency of the ubiquitous lithium ion (LI) battery by employing ribbons of graphene that start as carbon nanotubes.


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