Applications are open through May 31 for the second cohort of the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator, which helps seed-stage startups refine and grow their sustainable and energy-transition technology solutions.
Rice chemists skew the odds to prevent cancer May. 17, 2022
A theoretical framework by Rice University scientists shows how to increase the odds of identifying cancer-causing mutations before tumors take hold. They demonstrate that only a few energetically favorable pathways are likely to lead to cancer.
As Houston emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy and crime top the list of residents’ concerns in the 2022 Kinder Houston Area Survey. Stress, anxiety, loneliness and isolation persist as the pandemic wanes, the survey shows, and Houstonians want the government to spend more money addressing economic inequalities and improving public schools.
Back for the first time in three years, the once-annual Night For Guy concert May 11 honored the late Texas troubadour Guy Clark, who died in 2016.
Reflections on 28 years at the Baker Institute May. 16, 2022
At a May 12 Director’s Lecture Series event, Ambassador Edward Djerejian looked back on the Baker Institute’s history in conversation with Rice historian John Boles.
Eavesdroppers can hack 6G frequency with DIY metasurface May. 16, 2022
Rice engineers discovered 6G wireless “pencil beams” are vulnerable to eavesdroppers armed with DIY metasurfaces.
After being scuttled for two straight summers due to the coronavirus pandemic, the popular Rice in Country study abroad programs hosted by the Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication (CLIC) are once again back in action.
People, papers and presentations for May 16, 2022 May. 16, 2022
Several Owls claimed Conference USA titles at the league’s outdoor track and field championships May 12-15 in San Antonio.
Neil “Sandy” Havens ’56, professor emeritus of art and art history whose passion for theater led him to become the first professional director of the Rice Players, died May 3. He was 88.
Sophisticated fluid mechanics model is on a roll May. 12, 2022
Engineers at Rice and Waseda universities produce a video simulation to illustrate the complex aerodynamics around a moving car and its tires.
Following the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion regarding a Mississippi law challenging Roe v. Wade , Rice University experts are available to discuss what to expect from the court regarding a decision on the landmark case.
Physicists have confirmed the first 3D quantum spin liquid, a solid material with a liquidlike magnetic state.
Rice to release 41st annual Kinder Houston Area Survey May. 10, 2022
Houstonians’ views on the economy, crime, the pandemic and other issues related to the city’s demographic transformations will be revealed in the 2022 Kinder Houston Area Survey, which will be released at a May 17 at a luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Houston.
May 15 lunar eclipse promises outstanding views May. 9, 2022
Rice’s campus observatory will host a public viewing May 15 for a well-timed total lunar eclipse.
Crystal study may resolve DNA mystery May. 9, 2022
Rice University bioscientists have uncovered a tiny detail that could help understand how DNA replicates with such astounding accuracy.