Rice’s Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander have won the prestigious 2022 Eni Energy Transition Award.
Rice hosts workshop on improving low vision mobility Aug. 8, 2022
The Rice Workshop on Improving Mobility with Low Vision took place July 29 at the BioScience Research Collaborative and online.
IBB picks top posters by summer research undergrads Aug. 8, 2022
The Institute for BioSciences and Engineering holds its annual Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates symposium and poster competition.
Rice University researcher Julia Saltz and two co-principal investigators have received a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate and model the underlying factors of genetic variation in trait development in fruit flies across environments and over generations.
People, papers and presentations for Aug. 8, 2022 Aug. 8, 2022
Alyssa Cahoy, a senior Health Sciences student in the Department of Kinesiology, won the Morehouse College Project Imhotep Public Health Leadership Award during her summer internship at the Atlanta program.
When and if enrollment levels rebound depends mainly on the strength of the labor market, which hinges on the economy’s response to Federal Reserve interest rate hikes designed to combat inflation, argues Joyce Beebe, fellow in public finance at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, in a recent blog post.
A system to track COVID-19 through Houston’s wastewater became the basis of an epidemiology center that has now earned special designation from the U.S. government and $1 million in its first year of federal funding.
Water can’t touch this sanded, powdered surface Aug. 4, 2022
Rice scientists and engineers develop a one-step method involving sandpaper and powder to make robust superhydrophobic materials.
The Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator’s second annual class will put a spotlight on 17 early- to mid-stage startups that collectively have already raised more than $54.5 million.
Federal regulators have approved the first human clinical trial of cancer-killing “drug factory” implants created by Rice bioengineers.
Paul Cherukuri, the executive director of the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, has been named Rice University’s first vice president for innovation.
A survey of Texas college and high school coaches, trainers and athletic directors suggests many are not taking climate change into account as they plan their programs’ futures.
VegSense makes sense for forest studies Aug. 1, 2022
Rice ecologists have created open-source software to rapidly gather field data with Microsoft’s mixed reality headset.
Rice computer scientists are leading the development of programmable networks that respond to change in seconds without downtime.
Rice's Ken Kennedy Institute is organizing and hosting the AI in Health Conference Nov. 7-9 at the BioScience Research Collaborative.