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The Hidden Impact of COVID-19
2 weeks ago

The Hidden Impact of COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths attributed to many other health conditions — Alzheimer’s, heart disease, cancer and diabetes, for example — have killed far more Americans …
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Meet the Deans
2 weeks ago

Meet the Deans

This fall, five of our eight academic schools have new leadership — some who have moved across the country and others who have moved into more spacious offices in their …
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Under the Skin
2 weeks ago

Under the Skin

The discovery of insulin 100 years ago at the University of Toronto transformed Type 1 diabetes from a merciless executioner into a manageable disease. Insulin shots allow millions of Type 1 diabetics to …
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The Explainer: Kirstin R.W. Matthews
2 weeks ago

The Explainer: Kirstin R.W. Matthews

Kirstin R.W. Matthews studies regulation and ethical issues associated with emerging biotechnology, including vaccines, stem cells and genomic medicine. We asked her to explain what factors lie behind vaccine hesitancy …
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Leading Resilient Employees
2 weeks ago

Leading Resilient Employees

Thanks to 2020, employees across every industry are all too familiar with unexpected situations — but can their capacity for workplace resiliency be enhanced? 

Turns out it can. Rice’s Danielle …
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The Peripatetic: Chasing the Molecules of Nature
2 weeks ago

The Peripatetic: Chasing the Molecules of Nature

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The Peripatetic: Chasing the Molecules of Nature Author: K.C. Nicolaou

 

Like a highly reactive molecule, K.C. Nicolaou is strongly attracted to the discipline of chemistry. And …
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A Fish Tale
2 weeks ago

A Fish Tale

From a distance, the jaws of a parrotfish look much like the beak of its namesake bird. Kory Evans, an assistant professor of biosciences at Rice, invites a closer look …
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High Water
4 months ago

High Water

City officials have a new tool for planning and responding to flooding at hospitals and other critical facilities on the watersheds of Brays, Sims, Hunting and White Oak bayous. Built …
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Chip Test
4 months ago

Chip Test

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cellphone. The Rice lab of …
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Sounds Like
4 months ago

Sounds Like

For computer science students with a passion for solving health problems, the COVID-19 pandemic served as an opportunity to pursue a data research project aimed at improving a globally significant health crisis. Seniors …
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