The Rice University Sustainable Futures Fund backs six projects to help bolster the planet’s environmental health.
Migration in the United States has been on a downward trend since the 1960s, according to new research from Rice University.
Last February’s severe winter storm caused sustained peaks in demand for electricity across Texas, triggering tremendous stress on the state’s power grid and widespread outages lasting days. Now a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy examines why the winter storm caused this deadly electricity supply crisis and how it could have been avoided.
Lactic acid bacteria that thrive in many organisms, including humans, employ a hybrid metabolism that combines respiration and fermentation to give it an advantage over competitors. Researchers say the discovery could lead to enhanced techniques for food and chemical production.
Rice President David Leebron and Provost Reginald DesRoches outlined the efforts in a message to the university community Feb. 11.
“Opening the Archives of the Impossible” will also showcase collections housed in university library
Rice physicists collaborated on the discovery of a quantum phase that appears to break time-reversal symmetry.
In time for Valentine’s Day, engineers at Rice University and Waseda University provide a realistic view of what happens inside a beating heart.
Rice University scientists applied their flash Joule heating process to coal fly ash and other toxic waste to safely extract rare earth elements essential to modern electronics and green technologies.
Conrad’s newest piece installed at BRC; opening reception Saturday
During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, a team at Rice University went looking for and found a way to make standard surgical masks better at keeping out small airborne droplets that might contain the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Major rebuild to the Rice site adds 3,000 photos, new tools for teaching, learning
Investments in oil and gas have decreased in favor of alternative energy in recent years, but with alternative energy technologies still able to supply only a small fraction of useable energy, rushing the transition would be a costly mistake, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice chemist Matthew Jones wins an NSF CAREER Award to study controlled growth of metallic nanoparticles for biomedicine, energy storage and computing.
Rice University computer scientist Nathan Dautenhahn wins a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to pursue simplified, automated security for sophisticated software.