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Building the Future
6 months ago

Building the Future

Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials with complex, repeating patterns. The …
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6DOV: AJA MARTIN
6 months ago

6DOV: AJA MARTIN

AJA MARTIN Second-year doctoral student in Art History Martin studies modern art across the Americas and Europe under Gordon Hughes.

1. Hughes (b. 1965), …
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Health Apps and Personal Data
6 months ago

Health Apps and Personal Data

As of 2016, there were more than 165,000 health and wellness apps available through the Apple App Store alone. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates only a fraction …
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Dragonfly Ecology
9 months ago

Dragonfly Ecology

In one of the first studies of its kind, Rice scientists show that strong environmental “filters” —  in this case, predatory fish — cause dragonfly and damselfly communities to …
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NEST360˚ Is Finalist for $100 Million MacArthur Grant
9 months ago

NEST360˚ Is Finalist for $100 Million MacArthur Grant

NEST360°, a visionary 10-year effort to save the lives of 500,000 African babies per year, is among four finalists for the MacArthur Foundation’s first 100&Change grant, the foundation announced …
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Faculty Publications: Fall 2017
9 months ago

Faculty Publications: Fall 2017

Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith (Penguin Press, 2017)

“There are amazing things happening all over the place every …
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Studying Harvey’s Environmental Wake
9 months ago

Studying Harvey’s Environmental Wake

Rice scientists will research the short- and long-term impact of extreme flooding in and around Houston during Hurricane Harvey with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

A …
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Streetlights and Crime: A Mystery
9 months ago

Streetlights and Crime: A Mystery

Higher concentrations of streetlights do not guarantee fewer nonviolent crimes in Houston neighborhoods, according to a new report from Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

The researchers compared 2015 crime …
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A Diabetic View
1 year ago

A Diabetic View

A set of snap-together glasses designed by students at Rice lets people with diabetes see into the future and know that without proper care, the future does not look …
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Faculty Publications
1 year ago

Faculty Publications

Love Among the Archives Writing the Lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

by Helena Michie and Robyn Warhol (Edinburgh University Press, 2015)

WHAT SHE FIRST LEARNED …
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