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 … Read More
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), … Read More
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 … Read More
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
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