Rice University’s Center for Environmental Studies, in partnership with the Houston Climate Justice Museum, hosted students from the Houston Independent School District the week of June 12 as part of a summer program focused on Houston environmental justice.
A groundbreaking three-year study has found evidence that ocean warming can trigger outbreaks of viruses that attack the symbiotic algae inside corals.
Engineering’s Lauren Stadler has received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to improve wastewater treatment by harnessing the power of microbiomes.
Chemists from Rice, UT Austin and Stanford have uncovered the long-sought mechanism of a light-driven process that creates solvated electrons, inherently clean chemical reactants that are attractive for green chemistry.
Rice engineers find snapshots lead to bias in testing wastewater for antibiotic-resistant genes.
Collaborators at Rice and Shell receive the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Partners in Progress & Prosperity Award.
Rice engineers and scientists and collaborators have discovered an efficient, one-step process for converting hydrogen sulfide gas into clean-burning hydrogen fuel.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella presented Rice’s Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the 2022 Eni Energy Transition Award in an Oct. 3 ceremony in Rome's Quirinal Palace.
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s Michael Wong has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Promptly reducing greenhouse emissions would give Gulf of Mexico corals up to 20 extra years to adapt to critical threshold temperatures, according to Rice research.
Rice bioscientists have created bacteria that self-assembles into a material like putty that could soak up pollutants.
Rice biologists are using Texas as a living lab to study how symbiotic fungi help grasses tolerate drought.
Racial segregation magnifies the effects of childhood lead exposure according to new research from Rice, Duke and Notre Dame
Rice chemical engineers have improved their light-powered catalyst for destroying forever chemical PFOA.
Rice researchers find the economic cost of emissions from agriculture and their risks to populations through air pollution and climate change.