Rice engineers and Baylor College of Medicine researchers are studying how screen use affects young children.
Computer simulations by Rice University scientists and their collaborators explain two puzzling observations of exoplanets orbiting distant stars.
Junichiro Kono’s lab will study how matter and quantum vacuums become entangled thanks to a new grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some people in medically underserved Latino communities avoided getting vaccinated due to fears of side effects, mistrust of health officials and vaccine manufacturers and discrimination from health care workers, according to a new study from Rice University.
Rice researchers develop programmable bacteria that sense contaminants and release an electronic signal in real time.
Eduardo Salas , department chair and a professor of psychological sciences at Rice University, has received the coveted James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science in recognition of his outstanding career achievements.
Expanding work permits for undocumented immigrants could fix the United States immigration system’s “large, overlooked and often invisible crack” that fails to account for essential workers, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice engineers and scientists and collaborators have discovered an efficient, one-step process for converting hydrogen sulfide gas into clean-burning hydrogen fuel.
President Biden has appointed Ruth López Turley, director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor of sociology, to the National Board for Education Sciences.
A Rice lab leads the effort to reveal threats to the efficacy of gene editing, even when it appears to be working.
Risk-limiting audits that effectively verify the results of an election are underutilized in the United States.
Antidepressants only have about a 30% rate of effectiveness, and it can take a month or longer for them to fully take effect in patients. In addition, patients often have to try several different drugs before finding one that works.
Rice University engineers have developed a stable water-splitting catalyst for clean hydrogen generation that could potentially replace expensive iridium catalysts.
Rice neuroengineers created a 3D electrode array that can identify up to 1 million potential synapses in the brain.
Motorcycle drivers are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than those in regular passenger vehicles. Night driving is especially dangerous, accounting for nearly half of all fatal crashes.