The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health has awarded a Rice-led team $45 million to rapidly develop an implant with sense-and-respond technology that could slash U.S. cancer-related deaths by more than 50%.
Rice University President Reginald DesRoches announced the creation of a $1 million scholarship named after Ruth Simmons, a President’s Distinguished Fellow and higher education trailblazer.
The economic burden of brain and mental health-related disorders — along with the need to fuel innovation in the field so the U.S. can continue to compete economically — has prompted the need for a brain science-inspired industrial strategy that will build America’s “brain capital,” argues an expert from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Copper-based catalysts developed by Rice University materials scientists help speed up the rate of carbon dioxide-to-methane conversion.
Rice University trustee Terrence Gee and family have donated $1 million to the university to help establish the Dr. Anthony B. Pinn Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Center for African and African American Studies.
Acclaimed conductor Robert Spano, music director of the Aspen Music Festival and School and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, will take the Stude Concert Hall stage later this month to kick off the Rice University Shepherd School of Music’s 2023-24 season as he leads the university's chamber orchestra Sept. 28 and its symphony orchestra Sept. 29-30. All three concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m.
To make a gene-editing tool more precise and easier to control, Rice University engineers split it into two pieces that only come back together when a third molecule is added.
European buyers’ reluctance to sign long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) contracts risks repeating energy challenges from Europe’s previous overreliance on Russian natural gas as well as further burdening consumers who are already paying billions more for energy than necessary, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Religious discrimination from one’s peers has a far greater impact on an individual’s mental health than exclusionary organizational policies, according to a new study from Rice University’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance.
Rice University’s OpenStax is welcoming 16 colleges and universities into its Institutional Partner Program for the 2023-24 school year. Participants receive support from experts in institutional change management and strategic initiatives aimed at increasing campus use of free, openly licensed OpenStax textbooks.
Training strategies that teach depressed individuals how to better manage their negative emotions may not only help their mood but also their memory of difficult events, according to new research from Rice University.
Portia Hopkins, a seasoned researcher, chronicler and teacher with a wealth of experience in academia, was recently named the new university historian at Rice.
Rice University will host the Black Leadership Across Campuses (BLAC) Fall 2023 Virtual Symposium Sept. 22-23.
Hospitals in the United States may quote vastly different prices for their services – depending on how you find that information, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine.
Rice University’s Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL) is partnering with DiverseCiti Houston to celebrate the influence and impact that 50 years of hip-hop has made on the world of business and entrepreneurship.