Rice scientists are analyzing the role of ferredoxin proteins produced when viral phages alter electron transfer in ocean-dwelling bacteria that produce oxygen and store carbon.
Rice computer scientist Lydia Kavraki has been honored for her foundational contributions to the discipline with this year’s ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award.
Rice University student teams present their 3D tool database designs to NASA and help spread the word to high schoolers about the value of a STEM education.
Grants to Rice faculty will support diagnostic, environmental and social projects.
A $10 million federal grant establishes a center to study how toxic chemicals from Superfund sites impact preterm births.
Rice University researchers have discovered a hidden symmetry in the chemical kinetic equations scientists have long used to model and study many of the chemical processes essential for life.
Julianne Yost wins this year’s top teaching award, the George R. Brown Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Rice is responding to the critical shortage of COVID-19 protective gear with creativity, generosity and tenacity.
A Rice University lab has won a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to pursue gene-editing research it hopes will lead to a cure for sickle cell disease (SCD).
Rice University bioengineer and global health pioneer Rebecca Richards-Kortum is available to discuss how hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa are preparing to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the COVID-19 crisis plays out, Rice University faculty have been proactively making the best of a difficult situation for their students.