Newly discovered insect Neuroterus valhalla is barely a millimeter long and spends 11 months of the year locked in a crypt. It’s legendary sounding name stems from where it was discovered: A tree outside Rice’s graduate student pub Valhalla.
Brothers working in a lab at Rice University discover that sound can be used to analyze the properties of laser-induced graphene in real time.
Rice’s Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology student club helped provide more than 400 post-race medical massages to runners at the 2022 Chevron Houston Marathon.
Rice University bioscientists develop a microfluidic platform for high-throughput studies of how bacteria evolve antibiotic resistance.
Rice University physicist Pengcheng Dai and two European physicists have won the 2022 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes Prize, one of the leading awards for experimental research in superconductivity.
Rice University physicist Guido Pagano has won a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study quantum entanglement and develop new error-correcting tools for quantum computation.
A theoretical model suggests electron holes that propagate at active sites on a catalyst migrate, triggering other sites that continue the process.
Rice University mathematician Jo Nelson wins a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for young faculty.
An unknown culprit has been removing oxygen from our atmosphere for at least 800,000 years, and an analysis of air bubbles preserved in Antarctic ice for up to 1.5 million years has revealed the likely suspect.
How Carrie McNeil’s Introduction to Scientific Research Challenges course helped a Houston brewery solve a salty problem
Four faculty members and their collaborators win Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health seed grants.
Rice astronomer Patrick Hartigan is available to comment on the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope.
Appointment in the History of Science, Technology and Innovation begins in spring
Peter Rossky was honored with a symposium Dec. 6-7 at Rice's BioScience Research Collaborative.
Rice University receives National Science Foundation support to build a model of cell differentiation during the earliest stage of life. The model could help improve researchers’ ability to direct stem cells to a given fate.