Beware of those fuzzy asp caterpillars, Rice EMS and Student Health Services warn
Monday, Oct. 25 2021 10:36am
The fuzzy asp caterpillars found across campus and throughout Houston might look cute, but they can dish out nasty stings that can be excruciatingly painful and cause serious allergic reactions. So Student Health Services and Rice Emergency Medical Services (REMS) want to give everyone in the Rice community a seasonal warning.
People, papers and presentations for Oct. 25, 2021
Monday, Oct. 25 2021 7:46am
A study led by Laura Kabiri, an assistant teaching professor of kinesiology, suggests that mentoring by college students can improve physical activity among elementary school students.
This pyramid scheme could be helpful
Friday, Oct. 22 2021 9:38am
Rice chemists uncover the mechanism behind controlled growth of gold tetrahedron nanoparticles using liquid cell transmission electron microscopy.
Pandora Papers and Mexico topic of Baker Institute webinar
Thursday, Oct. 21 2021 2:01pm
The Pandora Papers — almost 12 million documents and files exposing the secret dealings of political leaders, royalty, bureaucrats, billionaires and others — and their implications for Mexico will be examined in an upcoming webinar from the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
The ethics of studying ancient DNA: Rice scholar helps craft global guidelines
Wednesday, Oct. 20 2021 9:57am
Geneticists and archaeologists studying ancient DNA should engage with stakeholders in the places where they conduct research, minimize damage to human remains and share their data, according to new guidelines outlined in a paper co-authored by a Rice University anthropologist and published today in Nature.
Rice’s Baker Institute among finalists for Climate Challenge Cup
Tuesday, Oct. 19 2021 7:59am
An innovative project led by Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is among 12 finalists named today in the first international Climate Challenge Cup competition. The winners will be announced at an innovation showcase and ceremony Nov. 10 at COP26, the United Nations 2021 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.