More Headlines
  • A National Institutes of Health grant to Rice University will allow researchers to take a deep look into riboswitches that regulate the activity of tRNA-mediated gene expression in cells. The long-term goal is to enable development of antibiotics that reduce the fitness of infectious bacteria and make them more vulnerable to the immune system.

    Rice wins NIH grant to test ‘T box’ tolerance

    A National Institutes of Health grant to Rice University will allow researchers to take a deep look into riboswitches that regulate the activity of tRNA-mediated gene expression in cells. The long-term goal is to enable development of antibiotics that reduce the fitness of infectious bacteria and make them more vulnerable to the immune system.

    Continue Reading...

  • A new archive in Fondren Library’s Woodson Research Center has set out to document Houston’s lively folk scene of the 1960s to 1980s. This summer, the Houston Folk Music Archive added the Richard J. Dobson collection, which charts the Houston and Tyler native’s development as a singer-songwriter.

    Fondren’s Woodson Research Center expands Houston Folk Music Archive

    A new archive in Fondren Library’s Woodson Research Center has set out to document Houston’s lively folk scene of the 1960s to 1980s. This summer, the Houston Folk Music Archive added the Richard J. Dobson collection, which charts the Houston and Tyler native’s development as a singer-songwriter.

    Continue Reading...

  • For two months this summer in the nation’s capital, Baker College senior Anjali Bhatla is working toward her goal of becoming a “physician policymaker.” Her internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Global Health Center in Washington, D.C. was made possible by the Baker Institute’s Jesse Jones Leadership Center Summer in D.C. Policy Research Internship Program.

    Baker Institute summer interns sharpen research skills, explore careers in DC

    For two months this summer in the nation’s capital, Baker College senior Anjali Bhatla is working toward her goal of becoming a “physician policymaker.” Her internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Global Health Center in Washington, D.C. was made possible by the Baker Institute’s Jesse Jones Leadership Center Summer in D.C. Policy Research Internship Program.

    Continue Reading...

  • The percentage of Hispanics in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, but almost one-third of Hispanic Texans ages 18 to 64 remain uninsured. That’s one of the conclusions of a new report released July 14 by Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

    New report: Nearly a third of Hispanics in Texas don’t have health insurance

    The percentage of Hispanics in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, but almost one-third of Hispanic Texans ages 18 to 64 remain uninsured. That’s one of the conclusions of a new report released July 14 by Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

    Continue Reading...

  • "Rivet graphene" has enhanced electronic properties and the ability to be transferred from one surface to another without contaminating polymers, according to Rice scientists.

    ‘Rivet graphene’ proves its mettle

    "Rivet graphene" has enhanced electronic properties and the ability to be transferred from one surface to another without contaminating polymers, according to Rice scientists.

    Continue Reading...

  • Team training of health care employees can reduce patient mortality by 15 percent, according to a new study from Rice University, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the University of Central Florida, the U.S. Department of Defense and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.

    Team training in health care can save lives

    Team training of health care employees can reduce patient mortality by 15 percent, according to a new study from Rice University, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the University of Central Florida, the U.S. Department of Defense and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.

    Continue Reading...

  • The University Copy Center in the Rice Memorial Center will permanently close July 22. Starting July 25, all copying services for the campus will be available through the Document Center in McNair Hall.

    Campuswide printing services to be offered at McNair Hall’s Document Center

    The University Copy Center in the Rice Memorial Center will permanently close July 22. Starting July 25, all copying services for the campus will be available through the Document Center in McNair Hall.

    Continue Reading...