Rice University

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Name: Rice University
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 2 reports

DNA may shape political affiliations: Experts

WASHINGTON: Do people make a rational choice to be liberal or conservative or is it a matter of genetics? Scientists say that neither conscious decision-making nor parental upbringing fully explain why some people lean left while others lean right."Politics ... [Published Economic Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

A Tiny Stretch Turns World's Strongest Material From Conductor To Insulator

Carbyne, which is made of carbon atoms, can change from conductor to insulator on application of some mechanical force.Vasilii Artyukhov / Rice UniversityA little stretch is all it takes to turn the world's strongest material from a conductor to an i ... [Published International Business Times UK - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

How flu virus infects host cells

A new computer simulation shows how the flu virus attacks and infects host cells which may lead to new strategies to stop influenza and even Ebola, perhaps even a one-size-fits-all vaccine. In the new model, scientists at Rice University and Baylor College ... [Published ProKerala.com - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Influenza, Virus, Peptide
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Danielle Supkis Cheek Selected as a Subject Matter Expert for Rice’s...

Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA, CFE, CVA, was selected as a subject matter expert for the 2014 Class of Rice University’s OwlSpark Startup Accelerator program. Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA, CFE, CVA, was selected as an accounting subject matter expert for Rice ... [Published PRWeb - 9 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Scientists find growing consensus: Political attitudes derive from body and mind

-- Do people make a rational choice to be liberal or conservative? Do their mothers raise them that way? Is it a matter of genetics?Two political scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a colleague from Rice University say that neither ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

New Solvents Findings Has Been Reported by Investigators at Rice University (Photonic Block Copolymer Films Swollen with an Ionic Liquid)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Science Letter -- Investigators discuss new findings in Solvents. According to news reporting originating from Houston, Texas, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Nonvolatile solvent swollen 1D periodic ... [Published Street Sweeper - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 7 reports

Secant Medical to Present during the Advances in Tissue Engineering 2014 22nd Annual Short Course at …

PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Secant Medical will present at Rice University’s Advances in Tissue Engineering 2014 22nd Annual Short Course in Houston, August 13-16. Jeremy Harris, Ph.D., Technical Director at Secant Medical, will discuss how the ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

This 1D Graphene Switches from Conductor to Insulator When It Stretches

You've heard all about the wonder properties of graphene, so come meet its one dimensional cousin, carbyne. A chain of single carbon atoms to graphene's two-dimensional layer of atoms, carbyne has some pretty amazing properties of its own. By one measure, ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Graphene, Insulator, Carbon
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Findings on Nanoscale Research Reported by Researchers at Rice University (Engineering electronic properties of layered transition-metal...

Findings on Nanoscale Research Reported by Researchers at Rice University (Engineering electronic properties of layered transition-metal dichalcogenide compounds through alloying)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Electronics Newsweekly -- Investigators ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Findings from Rice University Provides New Data on Medical Research (On-demand intracellular amplification of chemoradiation with cancer-specific...

Findings from Rice University Provides New Data on Medical Research (On-demand intracellular amplification of chemoradiation with cancer-specific plasmonic nanobubbles) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week -- Current study results on Health ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rice University is the top school in Texas, Forbes and Money say

Two national publications released their lists of the country’s best colleges this week, and although most of the Texas schools’ rankings varied widely, one thing is for sure: Houston's Rice University is the best in the state.Rice ranked No. 32 on Forbes’ ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

ecorpStim Consortium Joins Forces with Energy Safety Research Institute

eCORP Stimulation Technologies (ecorpStim) reported the expansion of the collaboration with scientists at Rice University announced March 24, to include the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University. According to a release from ecorpStim, ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 30 2014]

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...that emerges from a large body of empirical studies done not just by us, but by many other research teams around the world," Smith explained. "We make the case in this article that negativity bias clearly and consistently separates liberals from conservatives" said Smith
...During the process, part of the protein "cracks" and releases fusion peptides. "The fusion peptides are the most important part of the molecule. The hemagglutinin is attached to the viral membrane, and when these peptides are released, they embed themselves in the target cell's membrane, creating a connection between the two" explained Jeffrey Noel, a postdoctoral researcher at Rice University. The purpose of hemagglutinin is to poke a hole between the two membranes
...as the 13 th  fastest growing company in the United States , specializes in electronic repairs including iPhone, smartphone, tablet, and computer. "uBreakiFix has come to the aid of so many people across the country, and we're excited to bring our service to Pasadena " said Brian Hess , Owner-Operator of uBreakiFix Pasadena
Hemagglutinin is completely folded at the start of the process of interest to researchers who study viral infection, Ma said. "It may be the only case known to human beings where a protein starts at a fixed point and literally completely refolds" he said

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House border bill implodes, and Ted Cruz stands... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 16 hours ago]
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A&M, Rice trump UT on new best colleges lists [Published Austin American Statesman - 19 hours ago]
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Up to the Challenge [Published East Hampton Star - 22 hours ago]
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Mosaicism: Study clarifies parents as source of... [Published EurekAlert! - 23 hours ago]
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Secant Medical to Present during the Advances i... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jul 31 2014]
PERKASIE, Pa.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Secant Medical will present at Rice University’s Advances in Tissue Engineering 2014 22nd Annual Short Course in Houston, August 13-16. ...
Secant Medical to Present during the Advances i... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Jul 31 2014]
PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Secant Medical will present at Rice University’s Advances in Tissue Engineering 2014 22nd Annual Short Course in Houston, August 13-16. ...
Secant Medical to Present during the Advances i... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jul 31 2014]
PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Secant Medical will present at Rice University’s Advances in Tissue Engineering 2014 22nd Annual Short Course in Houston, August 13-16. ...
Carbyne's List of Amazing Properties Grows [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 30 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Illustration: Vasilii Artyukhov/Rice University Last year the strongest material in the world was revealed: carbyne . Carbyne is a chain of carbon atoms held together by either double or alternating single ...
U.S. Eyes Asteroid Capture as Others Aim for Ma... [Published Mashable! - Jul 26 2014]
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy delivered the now-famous line in a speech at Rice University in Texas: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard." Seven years later, ...
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