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Rice University students create balancing device for Special Olympian
The Special Olympics are about to become even more special for one little girl, and it's all thanks to a group of Rice University students.
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16 hrs ago
Study: It Takes Effort to Turn Creativity Into Profit
If companies fail to integrate creativity and innovation into their business, they could be preventing themselves from reaching their full potential, according to a study from Rice University , the University of Edinburgh and Brunel University.
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SHSU takes second straight TIPA title
"The truth about being a journalist is about being both fast and having the ability to write fast," Department of Mass Communication chair Jean , Ph.D., said.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
SNC and Houston Airport System combine forces
In a joint news conference held on April 10 at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation and the Houston Airport System announced plans to possibly combine the Houston-based spaceport and SNC's Dream Chaser, a spacecraft that can land at the spaceport directly from low-Earth orbit.
Japan Festival showcases Houston's cultural interactivity
Houston's 20th Japan festival started just after noon Saturday April 12, with welcoming speeches and performances of Taiko and dances by students of Japanese culture in local schools.
ToDo ToDay: Bun B, Odonis Odonis, and Passover at BLT Steak
For rap star Bun B , "trill" is a way of life. As UGK, he and fellow Port Arthur, Texas, native Pimp C have treated it as a tao since the release of their 1992 debut, Too Hard to Swallow .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
1,000 walk Houston streets to raise money for breast cancer research
Walkers along Montrose Blvd during the 2nd leg of the Avon Walks for Breast Cancer Houston.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
From Here to Mars: Senate Testimony of Astronaut Leroy Chiao
Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station.
St. Petersburg Times
Largo hospital's Clearwater facility will be latest in trend of standalone ERs
When Largo Medical Center executives wielded golden shovels this week to break ground for a standalone emergency room on one of Clearwater's busiest thoroughfares, they were mirroring a national trend: hospitals carving out highly profitable ER niches in each other's territory.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Student ideas come to life in the Design Kitchen
The Design Kitchen is an engineering design facility for undergraduate students from all engineering disciplines at Rice University in Houston Texas.
Chemical & Engineering News
Tohru Fukuyama's Correction Crisis
Last November, Tohru Fukuyama got the kind of e-mail that every principal investigator dreads.
Medical News Today
Research targets Parkinson's, Huntington's, other proteasomal diseases
Synthetic genetic circuitry created by researchers at Rice University is helping them see, for the first time, how to regulate cell mechanisms that degrade the misfolded proteins implicated in Parkinson's, Huntington's and other diseases.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Rebar Technique Strengthens Case For Graphene
Carbon nanotubes are reinforcing bars that make two-dimensional graphene much easier to handle in a new hybrid material grown by researchers at Rice University.
Prominent Houstonians reflect on Houston civil rights: Then & now
HOUSTON Most people take for granted the rights we now have, but the Civil Rights Act changed our nation, and it also changed the city of Houston.
Undergraduate Summer Institute of Statistics honored for achievements
This is a photo of participants in the 2012 Rice University Summer Institute of Statistics program.
Quantum Materials Delivers Advanced Material to Broaden Product Offerings
QMC believes that this initial shipment will meet or exceed all the intended design goals and anticipates receiving favorable materials assessment for project advancement.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Bun B at Howard Theatre: Monday, April 14
For rap star Bun B, "trill" is a way of life. As UGK, he and fellow Port Arthur, Texas, native Pimp C have treated it as a tao since the release of their 1992 debut, Too Hard to Swallow .
Boulder startup Superior Ecotech pairing with Upslope on algae technology
Upslope Brewery founder Matt Cutter admits he was a bit skeptical when he first heard the Superior Ecotech pitch to put an algae greenhouse on the brewery's roof.
Building America's fuel bridge
When President John Kennedy used the occasion of his September 12, 1962 , speech at Rice University to promote his man on the moon initiative, he told the assembly, "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard."
Synthetic collagen promotes natural clotting
The material, KOD, mimics natural collagen, a fibrous protein that binds cells together into organs and tissues.