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  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/12/how-moths-and-magnets-could-save-lives-2/' addthis:title='Moths and magnets could save lives '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>Rice bioengineers have combined a virus that infects moths with magnetic nanoparticles to create a potential new therapy for inherited genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy, sickle cell, cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and some forms of cancer.<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/12/how-moths-and-magnets-could-save-lives-2/' addthis:title='Moths and magnets could save lives ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/12/rice-honors-veterans-9/' addthis:title='Rice honors veterans '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>Rice honored more than 100 military veterans among its faculty, staff and students during a ceremony commemorating Veterans Day Nov. 12. (Photos by Tommy LaVergne)<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/12/rice-honors-veterans-9/' addthis:title='Rice honors veterans ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/12/anti-semitism-teach-in-brings-rice-community-together/' addthis:title='Anti-Semitism teach-in brings Rice community together '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>The mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and last year's deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville are just two examples of anti-Semitism – commonly defined as hostility to, prejudice or discrimination against Jews. An anti-Semitism teach-in at Rice focused on these expressions of hate and how communities can support people affected by them with sensitivity, cultural competence and compassion.<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/12/anti-semitism-teach-in-brings-rice-community-together/' addthis:title='Anti-Semitism teach-in brings Rice community together ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/09/lovett-college-turns-50/' addthis:title='Lovett College turns 50 '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>Lovett College celebrated its 50th anniversary Nov. 2-3 with a variety of commemorative activities, including two parties and a wine tasting. <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/09/lovett-college-turns-50/' addthis:title='Lovett College turns 50 ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
  • <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/09/rice-united-way-campaign-near-80-percent-of-goal/' addthis:title='Rice United Way Campaign near 80 percent of goal '  ><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like" fb:like:layout="button_count"></a><a class="addthis_button_tweet"></a><a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_pill_style"></a></div>At the end of the ninth week of the Rice United Way Campaign, pledges and contributions are $192,526 — 77 percent of the $250,000 goal....<div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_32x32_style" addthis:url='https://news.rice.edu/2018/11/09/rice-united-way-campaign-near-80-percent-of-goal/' addthis:title='Rice United Way Campaign near 80 percent of goal ' ><a class="addthis_button_preferred_1"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_2"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_3"></a><a class="addthis_button_preferred_4"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a></div>
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