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  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/28/decoys-quietly-contribute-to-genetic-networks-2/' addthis:title='Decoys quietly contribute to genetic networks '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>DNA decoys do more than simply keep proteins out of circulation, according to Rice scientists.<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/28/decoys-quietly-contribute-to-genetic-networks-2/' addthis:title='Decoys quietly contribute to genetic networks ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/27/more-than-1-5-million-students-have-used-openstaxs-free-textbooks-2/' addthis:title='More than 1.5 million students have used OpenStax’s free textbooks '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>More than 1.5 million college students have used a free textbook from OpenStax, the Rice University-publisher announced today. The number of students using OpenStax textbooks has more than doubled since January, and OpenStax estimates it will save students $70 million in the 2016-17 academic year.
<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/27/more-than-1-5-million-students-have-used-openstaxs-free-textbooks-2/' addthis:title='More than 1.5 million students have used OpenStax’s free textbooks ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/26/rice-biophysicists-model-genome-mechanics-2/' addthis:title='Rice biophysicists model genome mechanics '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>Scientists at Rice University who are working to discover how the human genome folds have developed a theoretical model to explain one part of the process, the folding of interphase chromosomes.
<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/26/rice-biophysicists-model-genome-mechanics-2/' addthis:title='Rice biophysicists model genome mechanics ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/26/friends-of-fondren-library-hosts-annual-meeting/' addthis:title='Friends of Fondren Library hosts annual meeting '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>Friends of Fondren Library (FoFL) held its annual meeting at the Rice Faculty Club in August and featured Alison Weaver, executive director of the Moody Center for the Arts, as guest speaker.<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='http://news.rice.edu/2016/09/26/friends-of-fondren-library-hosts-annual-meeting/' addthis:title='Friends of Fondren Library hosts annual meeting ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
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