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  • Patches to heal pediatric heart defects are improved when infused with carbon nanotubes. The nanotubes serve as bridges for cell-to-cell electrical signals and help cells in the patches beat in sync with surrounding heart muscle.

    Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat

    Patches to heal pediatric heart defects are improved when infused with carbon nanotubes. The nanotubes serve as bridges for cell-to-cell electrical signals and help cells in the patches beat in sync with surrounding heart muscle.

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  • Rice University scientists who are fighting a cyberwar against cancer have found that the immune system may be a powerful ally. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presents a multistage cancer treatment strategy that would minimize damage to the immune system.

    Immune system is key ally in cyberwar against cancer

    Rice University scientists who are fighting a cyberwar against cancer have found that the immune system may be a powerful ally. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presents a multistage cancer treatment strategy that would minimize damage to the immune system.

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  • More than a dozen of the country's leading education experts will meet at Rice University Oct. 13-14 for the biennial De Lange Conference, "Teaching in the University of Tomorrow."

    Rice to host biennial De Lange Conference

    More than a dozen of the country's leading education experts will meet at Rice University Oct. 13-14 for the biennial De Lange Conference, "Teaching in the University of Tomorrow."

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  • Rice Families Weekend 2014 was held Sept. 18-21. Parents of entering Rice students experienced a taste of the university, including the Families Weekend Lecture series,...

    Families Weekend 2014

    Rice Families Weekend 2014 was held Sept. 18-21. Parents of entering Rice students experienced a taste of the university, including the Families Weekend Lecture series,...

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  • Rice University is one of 68 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the greatest number of alumni to Teach For America's (TFA) 2014 teaching corps. The 5,300 incoming corps members represent more than 850 colleges and universities and 49 states and the District of Columbia.

    Rice among top contributors to Teach For America

    Rice University is one of 68 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the greatest number of alumni to Teach For America's (TFA) 2014 teaching corps. The 5,300 incoming corps members represent more than 850 colleges and universities and 49 states and the District of Columbia.

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