Rice University

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Name: Rice University
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Many lessons to be learned from the ice-bucket challenge, Rice University expert says

Former presidents, pop stars, politicians, actors and athletes are among the numerous public figures who have completed the viral ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge. More than $79 million has been raised for the ALS Association to support scientific research to ... [Published Bellaire Examiner - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Invisibility suits are coming thanks to squid-like displays

It's not as hard to make an invisibility cloak[1] as you might think, but making one that's truly sophisticated is another matter; metamaterials (substances that change the behavior of light) are hard to build. Rice University appears to have solved part ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Rice community mourns loss of FE&P’s John Laxen

Tweet [embedded content]John LaxenLaxen began his career at Rice in 1978 as an electrician in FE&P. Throughout his 36 years at Rice he was known for his commitment to the university and great customer service.Rice University centennial historian Melissa ... [Published Rice University - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Music in the Making: September 14th, 2014

By: Joshua Zinn and Zoe Miller , September 15th, 2014 12:00 PMEnjoy an hour of performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston.Maurice Ravel - Sonata No. 2 in G major for violin ... [Published Houston Public Media - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Rice rolls ‘neat’ nanotube fibers

Tweet [embedded content]Rice University scientists are making carbon nanotube solutions that act as liquid crystals as a precursor to pulling them into strong, conductive fibers. Courtesy of the Martí GroupRice University researchers’ acid-free approach ... [Published Rice University - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Phosphorus a promising semiconductor

Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs. That makes it a promising candidate for nano-electronic applications that require stable properties, according to new research by ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Scientists find growing consensus: Political attitudes derive from body and mind

Scientists find growing consensus: Political attitudes derive from body andmind http://newsroom.unl.edu/releases/2014/07/31/Scientists+find+growing+consensus%3A+Political+attitudes+derive+from+body+and+mind Released on 07/31/2014, at 10:36 AMOffice of ... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Some male scientists willing to forsake careers for family

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 11-Sep-2014One third of men in academic science are willing to scale back their careers to focus on family life, according to researchers.While traditional fatherhood roles may be shifting, men in the male-dominated field of academic ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

White Space MIMO

/ RF Report09.11.2014 02:11 PM Rice University researchers unveiled transmission scheme for UHF spectrumRiceUniversity's Wireless Network Group has created a multi-user, multi-antennatransmission scheme for UHF spectrum. The researchers unveiled their ... [Published TV Technology - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Show Pitches a New Name for Rice University

Nobody wants anything to do with Ray Rice just now. Go figure, beating your significant other to the point she's knocked unconscious will tend to cause public opinion to go sour. Eventually. At least once TMZ gets hold of a tape of the beating and it ... [Published Houston Press - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Rice University Ranks 19 on US News "Best Colleges of 2015"

Photo from Wikimedia CommonsRice University remains the best college in Texas according to US News & World Report 's 2015 rankings. But it's hanging on to the top 20 by the skin of its teeth.Rice fell from 18 last year to 19 this year. It's unclear who ... [Published Houston Press - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. News ranks Texas universities among the nation's best

Texas universities fared well in the U.S. News & World Report 2015 list of Best Colleges, with Rice University in Houston cracking the top 20 and eight other universities making the top 200.As you might expect, Ivy League schools dominated the top of ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 09 2014]

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"Our coastal waters are threatened on many fronts--increasing populations in coastal counties along U S coasts and in coastal nations around the world, nutrient runoff, overfishing and wetland loss, to name a few factors" says Bronk
...She participated in more than ten research projects, such as, "Research on Technological Innovation Capability of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Heilongjiang Province?, "Research on Technological Innovation Strategy of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Heilongjiang Province?, "On Biomass Energy Industrialization in Heilongjiang Province?, etc., and published over twenty articles and one monograph - On Potential and Countermeasures about Development of Biomass Energy Industry in Heilongjiang Province BasedBased on Low-carbon Economy. . . She received her Ph D in GeneralGeneral Management, from the College of Economy Management, Northeast Agriculture University, Harbin, P R China, an MS in Macroeconomics, from the College of Economy, Jilin University, Changchun, P R China and her BS degree in Business Administration, from the Business School of Beihua University, Jilin, P R China."
This complexity gives rise to more variations among the defects, Yakobson said. "Because 2-D phosphorus has only one type of element, its defects do not contain hetero-elemental 'wrong' bonds" said Yuanyue Liu, the paper's first author and a Rice alumnus, now a postdoctoral researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Invisibility suits are coming thanks to squid-l... [Published Engadget - 6 hours ago]
It's not as hard to make an invisibility cloak as you might think, but making one that's truly sophisticated is another matter; metamaterials (substances that change the behavior of light) are hard to build. Rice University appears to have solved.. ...
[tt] University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Scientists... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 14 2014]
Scientists find growing consensus: Political attitudes derive from body andmind http://newsroom.unl.edu/releases/2014/07/31/Scientists+find+growing+consensus%3A+Political+attitudes+derive+from+body+and+mind Released on 07/31/2014, at 10:36 AMOffice of ...
Wendy Davis and the ennobling of abortion [Published RedState Blog - Sep 11 2014]
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who is running for governor, has made a fetish of supporting abortion. Her sole qualifying factor in running for governor was her filibuster of a bill restricting abortion, a filibuster that was only possible because ...
‘The Hill’ is to the left of the ‘New York Revi... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 07 2014]
The latest New York Review of Books has a piece on Gaza by the Israeli Assaf Sharon  (with whom I toured occupied Walaja some years ago) that can be justly described as conservative. It states that there are three ouctomes available in Israel and Palestine: ...
Davis’ abortion disclosure [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 07 2014]
I agree with PDiddie that this is the big story of the weekend, and likely most of the upcoming week, too. Sen. Wendy Davis State Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, reveals in her new book that she terminated two pregnancies ...
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