Political division prolongs the immigration crisis, report says
March 16, 2023
The U.S. immigration system is slow and stymied by politics, but the border crisis represents an opportunity to address gaps in the American labor market, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Fats help tag medical implants as friend or foe
March 14, 2023
Rice University bioengineer Omid Veiseh and collaborators found that lipid deposition on the surfaces of medical implants can play a mediating role between the body and implants, knowledge that could help scientists develop biomaterials or coatings for implants that could reduce malfunction rates.
Brain research critical for Texas economy, says new report
March 7, 2023
Texas needs to establish a state research institute to tackle a growing brain health crisis – which will contribute to healthier and more productive communities, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice’s Hanyu Zhu wins NSF CAREER Award
March 1, 2023
Rice materials scientist Hanyu Zhu has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, which includes a five-year research grant to probe quantum materials modified by terahertz quantum fluctuations.