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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
A MAP OF HARRIS COUNTY glows on Kelsey Walker’s computer screen. The arbitrary political boundaries of the county show up as thin black lines, containing the infinity loops of Houston’s … Read More
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 … Read More
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