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  • Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is now ranked among the top 10 university-affiliated think tanks in the world. In an annual index of global think tanks, it rose to No. 9 in 2014 -- up from No. 11 in 2013.

    Baker Institute among top 10 university-affiliated think tanks in world

    Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is now ranked among the top 10 university-affiliated think tanks in the world. In an annual index of global think tanks, it rose to No. 9 in 2014 -- up from No. 11 in 2013.

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  • Four musicians from Rice’s Shepherd School of Music have been selected to participate in the Global Academy Initiative, an innovative new educational partnership between the New York Philharmonic and Music Academy of the West, one of the nation’s pre-eminent summer music schools and festivals located in Santa Barbara, Calif.

    Four Rice musicians chosen for Global Academy Fellowship Program

    Four musicians from Rice’s Shepherd School of Music have been selected to participate in the Global Academy Initiative, an innovative new educational partnership between the New York Philharmonic and Music Academy of the West, one of the nation’s pre-eminent summer music schools and festivals located in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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  • Jan. 27: Chao Center for Asian Studies lecture: ‘Making Sense of the Contemporary Asia-Pacific: Crisis, Transformation and the New Scholarship’ Jan. 27: The Center for Theoretical Biological...

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    Jan. 27: Chao Center for Asian Studies lecture: ‘Making Sense of the Contemporary Asia-Pacific: Crisis, Transformation and the New Scholarship’ Jan. 27: The Center for Theoretical Biological...

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  • Rice theorists show it may be possible to tune graphene edges by varying heat and force as graphene is fractured. Edge configurations affect graphene's electronic and mechanical properties, which are important for applications.

    The latest fashion: Graphene edges can be tailor-made

    Rice theorists show it may be possible to tune graphene edges by varying heat and force as graphene is fractured. Edge configurations affect graphene's electronic and mechanical properties, which are important for applications.

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  • Scientists identify zeolites that may be synthesized to improve ethanol and petroleum production using a sophisticated algorithm developed at Rice. The algorithm has the power to screen candidates for specific applications from millions of possibilities.

    ‘Predicted’ zeolites may fuel efficient processes

    Scientists identify zeolites that may be synthesized to improve ethanol and petroleum production using a sophisticated algorithm developed at Rice. The algorithm has the power to screen candidates for specific applications from millions of possibilities.

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