Rice University

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Name: Rice University
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Governor Perry Turns Himself In

AdvertisementsAdvertisementsIt is the first time in nearly 100 years that a governor of Texas has been indicted. This occurred when James Ferguson, was found guilty and then removed from office for the act of vetoing funding for the University of Texas ... [Published Your Story - 14 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

From eons to seconds, proteins exploit the same forces

Nature's artistic and engineering skills are evident in proteins, life's robust molecular machines. Scientists at Rice University have now employed their unique theories to show how the interplay between evolution and physics developed these skills. A ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Interruption Rich

Open office designs promote flexibility and space conservation. When combined with multiple electronic communication systems an interruption-rich work environment is created. Evidence shows exhaustion, error rates, stress, anxiety and physical ailments ... [Published Huffington Post - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Tough foam from tiny sheets

Rice University lab uses atom-thick materials to make ultralight foamHOUSTON – (July 29, 2014) – Tough, ultralight foam of atom-thick sheets can be made to any size and shape through a chemical process invented at Rice University.In microscopic images, ... [Published nanotechweb.org - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Graphene, Oxide, thrombocyte
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Worm virus details come to light -- ScienceDaily

Rice University scientists have won a race to find the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect the most abundant animal on Earth.The Rice labs of structural biologist Yizhi Jane Tao and geneticist Weiwei Zhong, with help from researchers ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Music in the Making: August 17th, 2014

By: Joshua Zinn , August 19th, 2014 10:37 AMEnjoy an hour of performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, featuring works inspired by other works of art in celebration of ... [Published Houston Public Media - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

He's a Conservative! Get the Noose!

Heavens, no! Insists Michael McCrum, the "special prosecutor" who procured the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry for alleged misuse of his constitutional power to veto legislation. Why, it wasn't about politics at all! The legal case against Perry, ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 19 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Rice among world's best universities, but other Texas schools ranked higher on survey

The University of Texas at Austin has been named the 39th best university in the world and the 28th best university in the United States by the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities published by Shanghai's Jiao Tong University's Center for World-Class ... [Published Houston Business Journal - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Worm virus details come to light

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 18-Aug-2014HOUSTON – (Aug. 18, 2014) – Rice University scientists have won a race to find the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect the most abundant animal on Earth.The Rice labs of structural biologist Yizhi Jane ... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rice moves up to No. 82 among world’s top universities in new ranking

Tweet [embedded content]Rice University ranks No. 82 — up 10 places from last year — among the top 500 universities in the world, according to the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.In ARWU’s comparison ... [Published Rice University - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Talking money and social class in the era of income inequality

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Occupy Wall Street, the one percent versus the 99 percent, income inequality--these topics dominated the national conversation after the collapse of the US financial system in 2008. Six years since, the economy has slowly climbed out ... [Published SCPR - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Student Entrepreneurs Debut in Houston’s First “Bayou Showcase”

Rice University and the University of Houston hosted their first joint demo day, featuring a dozen startups working on everything from water purification to a thinking club to improve a golfer’s putting to a social video-conferencing network just f.. ... [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 15 2014]

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"Like a true Texan, he's being pushed and he's pushing back," said Mark P Jones, political scientist at Rice University. "He's making a conscious decision not just to fight this head-on but to utilize the national attention for political gain."
"Once we observed the structure, we knew it was very different from the other nanoengineered foams reported and could lead to very interesting properties" she said
...to the increasing quality of our studies work," said Ambassador Ivo H Daalder, president of The Chicago CouncilChicago Council on Global Affairs. "I look forward to working with Michele to expand the Council's global reach and contribute fresh insights and authentic perspectives to discussions about the critical issues confronting our region, the nation and the world."
"There are 20,000 genes in C elegans, and 8,000 of them are conserved between humans and worms," Zhong said. "How many of those genes are involved in antiviral defense? We can study that now." The paper's co-authors are graduate student Corey Hryc, Assistant Director Joanita Jakana and Director Wah Chiu of the National Center for Macromolecular...

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Interruption Rich [Published Huffington Post - 14 hours ago]
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Granting Big Oil a Free Pass Under California's... [Published NRDC Worldview - 17 hours ago]
Granting Big Oil a Free Pass Under California's... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 19 hours ago]
Worm virus details come to light -- ScienceDaily [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
Music in the Making: August 17th, 2014 [Published Houston Public Media - 20 hours ago]
Wucker Named Vice President of Studies for The ... [Published Scottrade - 20 hours ago]
CHI’s 2nd Annual Screening & Functional Analysi... [Published Prlog - 23 hours ago]
Rice among world's best universities, but other... [Published Houston Business Journal - 23 hours ago]
Three Longtime Science Faculty Members Retire [Published Hamilton - Aug 19 2014]
Worm virus details come to light [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 19 2014]
Researchers Find How Foam Enhances Oil Production [Published New Energy and Fuel - Aug 19 2014]
He's a Conservative! Get the Noose! [Published Town Hall - Aug 19 2014]
Crystal structure of a nematode-infecting virus... [Published PNAS - Aug 19 2014]
Rice moves up to No. 82 among world’s top unive... [Published Rice University - Aug 18 2014]
Talking money and social class in the era of in... [Published SCPR - Aug 18 2014]
Worm virus details come to light [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 18 2014]
Scientists win race to find structure of rare n... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 18 2014]
A day of firsts [Published Rice University - Aug 18 2014]
One of the nation’s leading labor economists jo... [Published Rice University - Aug 18 2014]
MD Anderson researcher David Wetter named chair... [Published Rice University - Aug 18 2014]
Is Industrial Mexico A Friend Or Foe To The U.S... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
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Granting Big Oil a Free Pass Under California's... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 19 hours ago]
Alex Jackson, Legal Director, California Climate Project, San Francisco In their latest video ad , the California Drivers Alliance, an oil-backed front group organized to lobby against California’s clean fuel standards, claims fuel providers “need ...
Researchers Find How Foam Enhances Oil Production [Published New Energy and Fuel - Aug 19 2014]
A Rice University laboratory has provided proof that foam may be the right stuff to maximize enhanced oil recovery (EOR) increasing production. With over half of all the oil found so far still in the ground this may develop into very important news. ...
Foam looks best for enhanced oil recovery [Published FierceEnergy - Aug 15 2014]
Rice University researchers now have proof that foam could maximize enhanced oil recovery (EOR). Tests where foam pumped into an experimental rig reflecting the flow paths deep underground produced better results removing oil from formations with low ...
The Odd Man Out In The Middle East: The Shiftin... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 14 2014]
Qatar, the world's richest nation per capita (and awkward home of US central command in The Middle East) , has used its wealth to fund Hamas in the Gaza Strip, bankrolls (as we detailed here) Islamists fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad , and backed ...
Rice University lab study suggests foam may max... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 12 2014]
Results of a Rice University laboratory study suggests that using foam may maximize enhanced oil recovery (EOR). In the experiments, foam pumped into an experimental rig that mimicked the flow paths deep underground proved better at removing oil from ...
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Rice University Energy and Environment Initiati... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 01 2014]
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