Texas state officials did not publish the race and ages of COVID-19 victims in early 2020, but a county-level statistical analysis spearheaded by Rice University undergraduates in collaboration with university faculty has found deaths statewide were disproportionately concentrated in Black and Hispanic communities.
Rice alumnus Barney Graham, a renowned virologist and deputy director of the Vaccine Research Center within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has been named a 2021 Hero of the Year by Time magazine for his work developing the groundbreaking Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
Research facilitated by Rice University-based NEST360° is underscoring the need for COVID-19 treatment guidelines to safeguard newborn lives in some countries.
Keeping musicians safe while they're on stage during the pandemic may require more than just social distancing, according to a study of exhaled aerosols conducted by Rice University engineers and musicians from Rice's Shepherd School of Music and the Houston Symphony.
Rice computer scientists are collaborating with molecular diagnostics company Great Basin Scientific to streamline the development of COVID-19 testing.
HOUSTON – (July 15, 2020) – COVID-19 continues to spread in Texas and especially the Houston area, but nearly one-fifth of residents surveyed by Rice University's COVID-19 Registry say they’re less anxious now than at beginning of the pandemic.
We write today to announce how Rice University will allocate funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
AMD is donating a petaflop-scale supercomputer to Rice University to speed progress on pandemic-related research.
The Rice University COVID-19 Research Fund Oversight and Review Committee funds nine more faculty teams working to mitigate the effects of the new coronavirus.
HOUSTON – (May 5, 2020) – The vast majority of Houston-area residents who are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are not getting tested for it, according to initial results of a survey from the COVID-19 Registry at Rice University.
The Shepherd School's Department of Opera Studies has been thinking outside the box during the pandemic.
A Rice University violin student won’t let social distancing stop her from doing what she does best.