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Research & Creative Achievements

Research findings, creative achievements and published work

Early Warming System
7 months ago

Early Warming System

Scientists from Rice and Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi’s Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies have found clues in long-dead reefs about the way Earth’s oceans may respond …
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Building the Future
7 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
8 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
8 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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Faculty Publications: Fall 2017
10 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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Streetlights and Crime: A Mystery
10 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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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
1 year ago

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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