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CLEANING UP CONTAMINATED WATER
1 year ago

CLEANING UP CONTAMINATED WATER

SIX YEARS AFTER THE FUKUSHIMA nuclear disaster, hundreds of thousands of tons of contaminated water are still stored on site, too “hot” to flush into the ocean. Cleaning up …
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It’s a Wasp-Eat-Wasp World
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It’s a Wasp-Eat-Wasp World

Evolutionary biologists at Rice discovered a new wasp species that feeds on other wasps.

GALL WASPS INFEST OAK TREES for shelter and sustenance, but their wasp enemy has …
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Children’s Asthma and Poor Neighborhoods
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Children’s Asthma and Poor Neighborhoods

RICE RESEARCHERS recently found that of the more than 12,000 children in Houston who have asthma, the chronic disease of airways in the lungs is more prevalent among African-American …
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Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds
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Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds

WHEN ALLISON HEATH ’04 WAS A SOPHOMORE at Rice, she received an email from Computer Science Professor Lydia Kavraki asking if she was interested in an undergraduate research opportunity …
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6DOV: Mark Agerton
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6DOV: Mark Agerton

Agerton, a doctoral student, studies dynamic optimization problems that happen outside of centralized markets. Agerton’s adviser is Peter Hartley.

HARTLEY (b. 1952) is the George and Cynthia Mitchell …
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6DOV: Dongya Jia
1 year ago

6DOV: Dongya Jia

Jia, a fourth-year doctoral student in the systems, synthetic and physical biology program, works on uncovering mechanisms underlying metastasis and cancer metabolism. Jia is a student in the lab …
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Abstract | Winter 2017
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Abstract | Winter 2017

Do the Math

  • The strategies once used in baseball analytics are now being applied to employee management
  • Personality traits can help predict work performance

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A Parliament of Election Experts
1 year ago

A Parliament of Election Experts

These days, just about the only thing Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on is that the 2016 presidential election has been one of the most consequential in American history. …
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ABSTRACT | Fall 2016
2 years ago

ABSTRACT | Fall 2016

Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution Scott Solomon (Yale University Press, 2016)

Modern humans aren’t an evolutionary end point, posits Scott Solomon, a professor in …
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6DOV: GEOFFREY HERD
2 years ago

6DOV: GEOFFREY HERD

Geoffrey Herd
 GRADUATE STUDENT 
SHEPHERD SCHOOL OF MUSIC
 Herd is a violinist and the founder and director of the Geneva Music Festival, who has performed throughout Asia and Latin America. …
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