Rice U. chemist Anatoly Kolomeisky has won a National Science Foundation award to study the role of heterogeneity in chemical and biological processes.
A coalition between Rice University, the Greater Houston Partnership’s Houston Energy Transition Initiative (HETI) and four other leading Texas research universities has been named a semifinalist for the National Science Foundation Engines program.
Even after suffering flood damage, homeowners in mostly white communities prefer to accept higher risk of disaster repeating itself than relocate to areas with more racial diversity and less flood risk, according to new research from Rice University.
Feeling a religious or spiritual calling to a job can be a huge motivator, but it can also potentially result in employee mistreatment and exploitation going unaddressed, according to new research from Rice University’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance and the Religion and Public Life Program.
Rice computer scientist Nai-Hui Chia has won a prestigious Google Scholar Award, which includes funding to further his research on the use of quantum computers to simulate quantum physical systems.
Rice welcomed more than 100 energy innovation leaders to campus June 8 for a first-of-its-kind event by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where ARPA-E director Evelyn Wang announced $100 million in new commercialization funding for innovative energy technologies.
Immigrants migrating to the U.S. face all kinds of hurdles, but after arriving stateside, the hardships continue, which can result in additional psychological distress, according to new research from Rice University.
Rice University postdoctoral fellow Hannah Ballard has won a three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the link between the transition to menopause and Alzheimer’s disease.
Rice University hosted the Society of Africanist Archaeologists 26th Biennial Meeting June 1-6, organized by Rice anthropologists Mary Prendergast and Jeffrey Fleisher. The conference is the world’s largest that focuses on African archaeology.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, government officials around the world were forced to make decisions that either prioritized human health or the economy, which highlighted the dire need for a more coordinated response to dangerous pathogens that may emerge in the future.
On June 8, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Director Evelyn N. Wang will visit Rice to make a commercialization announcement and host “ARPA-E on the Road: Houston” to spotlight local ARPA-E awardees and share information about work underway at ARPA-E.
Rice researchers have discovered a natural cycle that repeats every 150 days in the north-south oscillation of the Southern Hemisphere’s prevailing westerly winds.
Using the National Academy of State Health Policy Hospital Cost Tool, authors Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker Chair in Health Economics at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, and Derek Jenkins, postdoctoral scholar in health economics at the Baker Institute, compared changes in nonprofit hospitals’ proceeds with changes in their charity care and cash reserves between 2012 and 2019.
Some 250 researchers attended the 10th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics (SPP10) at Rice May 21-26.
Rice bioscientists have discovered fragments of ancient RNA viruses in the genomes of the symbiotic organisms that live inside corals and provide them with their dramatic colors.