As anyone who has ever attended a cocktail party can tell you, shedding inhibitions makes you more talkative and possibly more prone to divulging secrets. Fungi, it turns out, are no different from humans in this respect.
Rice bioscientists took a close look at one of the ways cells repair broken DNA and made a discovery about a promising target for cancer therapy.
An “Arabian Nights” adventure awaits attendees of the 2023 Shepherd School of Music Family Concert, set for Jan. 28 in Stude Concert Hall in Rice University’s Alice Pratt Brown Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to debate over who its next speaker will be, Rice University political scientist Mark Jones is available to discuss how the high-stakes fight impacts the Republican and Democratic parties.
Rice University scientists have developed a photochemical process to simplify the synthesis of drug and chemical precursors known as diamines.
A first-of-its-kind study suggests climate warming could reduce organic carbon burial and increase the amount of carbon that’s returned to the atmosphere.
Chemists from Rice and the University of Texas have found more isn’t always better when it comes to packing charge acceptors atop nanocrystals.
Rice University will be on winter break from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2 and will reopen for regular operations Jan. 3.
Rice engineers find snapshots lead to bias in testing wastewater for antibiotic-resistant genes.
A new, $1 million gift from Houston Endowment to the Kinder Institute for Urban Research’s Houston Education Research Consortium will allow for expanded research capacity and more outreach to better educate practitioners and the public about pressing educational issues in the area.
China’s dominance over the supply of rare-earth minerals and materials — which are critical for energy transition and defense technologies — should spur U.S. policymakers to bolster raw materials supply chains, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Astronomers dove deep into the first images from the Webb Space Telescope and made a surprising discovery.
Rice chemists use flash Joule heating to recover graphite anodes from spent lithium-ion batteries.
In appreciation of the Alexander family of Houston's longtime support of Jewish Studies in the School of Humanities and the Woodson Research Center in Fondren Library, Rice will name the Houston Jewish History Archive the Joan and Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives effective Jan. 1.
Building new ties between the Texas electrical grid and the major grids in North America should be explored with strict regard to economics and reliability — leaving politics aside — according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.