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  1. Houston Public Media aims to sell classical FM stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Current

    ... with deficits ranging from $656,809 in 2012 to $2 million in 2014. HPM bought KUHA, then KTRU, in 2011 from Rice University for $9.6 million, supporting the acquisition of the student-run station through a long-term bond issuance. HPM paid more than ...

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  2. Wagner College Green-White football scrimmage at noon SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SILive.com

    Saturday's annual Wagner College Green-White scrimmage is the final rehearsal prior to the big show for the Seahawks, who open their season September 5 at Rice University. It's an opportunity to work out the kinks for a team that went 7-4, 5-1 last season, finishing as Northeast Conference co-champions.

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  3. Laser-burned graphene could replace platinum as fuel cell catalystRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Green Car Congress

    Researchers at the Tour Lab at Rice University developed an improved cost-effective approach using direct laser scribing to prepare graphene embedded with various types of metallic nanoparticles. The resulting metal oxide-laser induced graphene is highly active in electrochemical oxygen reduction reactions with a low metal loading of less than 1 at%.

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  4. Report shows uninsured Texans are twice as likely to delay seeking primary care, mental health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Medical News Today

    Texans without health insurance are twice as likely to skip seeking primary and mental health care because of cost. That's one of the findings of a new survey released by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

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  5. Texans without health insurance may skip seeking primary and mental health care due to costRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Medical News

    Texans without health insurance are twice as likely to skip seeking primary and mental health care because of cost. That's one of the findings of a new survey released today by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

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  6. Rice University welcoming in 'smartest freshmanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | KHOU-TV Houston

    A week before classes begin at Rice University, the upcoming freshman class has arrived early for O-Week, a time when incoming freshman get settled. Rice University welcoming in 'smartest freshman class ever' A week before classes begin at Rice University, the upcoming freshman class has arrived early for O-Week, a time when incoming freshman get settled.

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  7. UHF Wi-Fi: A Way to Maximize BandwidthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Bloomberg

    Innovator: Edward Knightly Age: 46 Co-founder of three-year-old startup Vuum and professor at Rice University in Houston Form and function Watch, an app that can be installed on a smart TV or remote control to increase Wi-Fi bandwidth by up to six times, recycles idle or unused spectrum typically given to ultra-high-frequency TV channels. Background Global wireless-data traffic grew 69 percent last year, Cisco Systems estimates, reaching about 2.5 exabytes a month.

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  8. Sugar Land Mayoral Election has the potential to be a historic oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Fort Bend Star

    ... on urban politics and former a city politician, is 'No'. Dr. Robert Stein, a fellow in urban politics at Rice University's Baker Institute and Professor of Political Science, said that the diversification of the racial and ethnic makeup of the Asian ...

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  9. Researchers embed graphene with metallic nanoparticlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | UPI

    ... have happened upon a relatively inexpensive solution. Recently, while experimenting inside the labs of Rice University, scientists found that laser-induced grapheme flecked with tiny metal salts took on properties of noble metals like platinum. ...

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  10. Laser-burned graphene gains metallic powersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | EurekAlert!

    Rice University chemists who developed a unique form of graphene have found a way to embed metallic nanoparticles that turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other applications. Laser-induced graphene, created by the Rice lab of chemist James Tour last year, is a flexible film with a surface of porous graphene made by exposing a common plastic known as polyimide to a commercial laser-scribing beam.

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  11. Scientists turn oily soil into fertile groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | EurekAlert!

    Rice University scientists are cleaning soil contaminated by oil spills in a way that saves energy and reclaims the soil's fertility. They use a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen.

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  12. Coatings Go Under the MicroscopeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC), hosted on Penn State's University Park campus, pairs Penn State with Rice University in the study and development of atomically thin coatings. Penn State announced Aug. 7 that the Center for Atomically Thin ...

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  13. Ind. Courts - More on: ESPN files its brief in its state court appeal ...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Indiana Law Blog

    ... records at private universities public. This isn't just an Indiana issue. Similar cases have occurred at Rice University in Texas and Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. News organizations such as ESPN, The South Bend Tribune and HSPA aren't ...

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  14. OpenStax College expects to save students $25 million this yearRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | University Business

    Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax College today unveiled three new textbooks and said its growing catalog of free textbooks will save students an estimated $25 million in the 2015-16 academic year. OpenStax College uses philanthropic gifts from major foundations to produce "open educational resources" -- full-color, peer-reviewed online textbooks that have the same look and feel as books that cost $100 or more.

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  15. Report shows uninsured Texans are twice as likely to delay seeking primary care, mental health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | EurekAlert!

    Texans without health insurance are twice as likely to skip seeking primary and mental health care because of cost. That's one of the findings of a new survey released today by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

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  16. Paterning with Daily Deal Websites | By Brandon DennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Bottom Line

    ... profitable are daily deals for hotel businesses? How Profitable are Daily Deals for Hotels? In June of 2012, Rice University published the results of a 1-year study tracking activity with daily deal websites. They found that between 54.9% and 61.5% ...

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  17. Coatings Go Under the MicroscopeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC), hosted on Penn State's University Park campus, pairs Penn State with Rice University in the study and development of atomically thin coatings. Penn State announced Aug. 7 that the Center for Atomically Thin ...

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  18. Rice's secret symbols, explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Houston Chronicle

    Carved inside the architecture and features of Rice University are secret symbols, mysterious mix-ups and elaborate pranks. Here are a few of our favorites.

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  19. Imaging software could speed up breast cancer diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... tissue at the point of care could change the current practice of pathology," says Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Rice University, Houston, Texas. "We have developed a faster means to classify benign and malignant human breast tissues using fresh samples ...

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  20. Former Rep. Louis Stokes, the man who saved the space station, dies at age 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Examiner.com

    ... NASA Director of the Johnson Spaceflight Center and current Fellow in Space Policy at the Baker Institute of Rice University pointed out on his Facebook Page , Stokes can be rightly be said to be the man who saved the International Space Station and ... 1 comment