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1 hr ago | Abc13.com

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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Related Topix: Family, Kids

16 hrs ago | Mashable

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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21 hrs ago | Houstonian

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.

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Related Topix: Texas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

City Paper

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 .

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Related Topix: Bun B, Rap, Life, Holidays, Passover, U.G.K., Port Arthur, TX

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chron

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.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX

Sat Apr 12, 2014

SPACE.com

From Here to Mars: Senate Testimony of Astronaut Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Baylor College of Medicine

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.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Largo, FL, Florida, Safety Harbor, FL

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.

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Chemical & Engineering News

Tohru Fukuyama's Correction Crisis

Last November, Tohru Fukuyama got the kind of e-mail that every principal investigator dreads.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

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.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Tetracycline (generic), Sumycin

Thu Apr 10, 2014

RF Globalnet

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.

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Related Topix: Chemistry

KHOU-TV Houston

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.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, University of Houston

EurekAlert!

Undergraduate Summer Institute of Statistics honored for achievements

This is a photo of participants in the 2012 Rice University Summer Institute of Statistics program.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, University of Rochester

Freshnews

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.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Wed Apr 09, 2014

City Paper

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 .

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Related Topix: Bun B, Rap, U.G.K., Port Arthur, TX

Colorado Daily

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.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Recreational Vehicle, Security

The Hill

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."

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EurekAlert!

Synthetic collagen promotes natural clotting

The material, KOD, mimics natural collagen, a fibrous protein that binds cells together into organs and tissues.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

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