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Research & Creative Achievements

Research findings, creative achievements and published work

A Parliament of Election Experts
2 years 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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Coral Reef Research
2 years ago

Coral Reef Research

Videographer Brandon Martin accompanied Rice Earth Science Professor André Droxler and graduate students to Belize’s coast to study coral reef health. The field trip was a part of a graduate level …
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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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Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow
2 years ago

Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow

THIS IS GENIUS: SEPT. 22 WAS A RED-LETTER DAY ON CAMPUS. That’s when the news broke that Rice bioengineer and global health pioneer Rebecca Richards-Kortum had received a MacArthur …
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ABSTRACT | Summer 2016
2 years ago

ABSTRACT | Summer 2016

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton (Columbia University Press, 2016)

Part philosophical treatise, part historical account and part lyric essay, “Dark Ecology” offers …
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6DOV: James Matthews
2 years ago

6DOV: James Matthews

JAMES MATTHEWS Graduate Student Department of Physics

Matthews analyzes molecular structure using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy to study protein misfolding and insertion into biological membranes in …
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Abstract | Spring 2016
2 years ago

Abstract | Spring 2016

THE ROSS ICE SHELF’S HISTORIC LESSONS

  • The Ross Ice Shelf, almost as large as France, is the world’s largest ice shelf.
  • Scientists, including Rice oceanographer John Anderson, …
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Abstract | Winter 2016
2 years ago

Abstract | Winter 2016

 Texas Ranch Yields Ancient Reef

When you survey the cliffs overlooking the Llano River in Central Texas, it’s hard to imagine that they were underwater a half-billion years ago and …
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