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  • Rice University researchers have developed an easy and accurate technique to detect and quantify the amount of asphaltene precipitated from crude oils, which bedevils the oil industry by clogging wells and flow lines.

    Asphaltene analysis takes a giant step

    Rice University researchers have developed an easy and accurate technique to detect and quantify the amount of asphaltene precipitated from crude oils, which bedevils the oil industry by clogging wells and flow lines.

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  • Rice Theatre Program players Paul Dingus and Victoria Comesanas performed in "Bob: A Life in Five Acts" at Hamman Hall Feb. 19.

    About ‘BOB’

    Rice Theatre Program players Paul Dingus and Victoria Comesanas performed in "Bob: A Life in Five Acts" at Hamman Hall Feb. 19.

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  • Rice University physicist Randy Hulet and his collaborators have used ultracold lithium atoms to create a state of matter that may help solve some of the mysteries of high-temperature superconductivity. Their results are described this week in the journal Nature.

    Simulating superconducting materials with ultracold atoms

    Rice University physicist Randy Hulet and his collaborators have used ultracold lithium atoms to create a state of matter that may help solve some of the mysteries of high-temperature superconductivity. Their results are described this week in the journal Nature.

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  • Members of the Rice and Greater Houston communities descended upon the Rice Media Center Feb. 15, 17 and 18 to join Los Angeles-based Sumi Ink Club artists in creating a drawing painted with brush and ink on the center's gallery walls. The participatory public art project drew more than 150 people over the three days, including a group of 28 eighth-graders from a local middle school.

    Sumi Ink Club makes its mark at Rice

    Members of the Rice and Greater Houston communities descended upon the Rice Media Center Feb. 15, 17 and 18 to join Los Angeles-based Sumi Ink Club artists in creating a drawing painted with brush and ink on the center's gallery walls. The participatory public art project drew more than 150 people over the three days, including a group of 28 eighth-graders from a local middle school.

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  • A new theoretical approach clarifies interactions between motor proteins and yields the discovery that both weak and strong forces influence how they keep a cell's transport system robust.

    Motor proteins prefer slow, steady movement

    A new theoretical approach clarifies interactions between motor proteins and yields the discovery that both weak and strong forces influence how they keep a cell's transport system robust.

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