Rice University is the common name for William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art. It was established in 1891 and opened in 1912 in Houston, Texas. Rice University has approximately 5200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. Rice University is noted for its applied science programs including Nanotechnology, artificial heart research, structural chemical analysis and space science. The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology was renamed for Nobel Prize winner, Richard E. Smalley a Rice professor. Later the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology was created. Rice University welcomes public and press inquiries.
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Rice University students have created a way to help health care workers track vaccines and keep them at a safe temperature.
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Stem cells drawn from amniotic fluid show promise for tissue engineering, but it's important to know what they can and cannot do. A new study by researchers at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital ...
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(Medical Xpress)—It has been said that the heart sometimes sees what is invisible to the eye, but thanks to four Rice University mathematics students, the echocardiograms of patients at Texas Children's ...
Cardiology Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers see more realistic tumor growth and response to anti-cancer drugs using polymer scaffolds
(Medical Xpress)—Porous polymer scaffolds fabricated to support the growth of biological tissue for implantation may hold the potential to greatly accelerate the development of cancer therapeutics.
Cancer Apr 02, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rice University researchers have found an unexpected link between a protein that triggers the formation of blood clots and other proteins that are essential for the body's immune system. The find could lead ...
Immunology Apr 01, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Conscientious people are more likely to have higher grade point averages, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—As people age, or as a result of poor nutrition, heart valves can become damaged by the accumulation of calcium deposits within the tissue. This calcification causes a thickening and hardening ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cancer researchers from Rice University suggest that a new man-made drug that's already proven effective at killing cancer and drug-resistant bacteria could best deliver its knockout blow when used in combination ...
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Rice scientists simulate "robot" cells to study the development of microvascular systems in the brain. The goal is to find a way to direct the development of vessels that feed oxygen-starved cells in stroke ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a development that could lead to faster and more effective toxicity tests for airborne chemicals, scientists from Rice University and the Rice spinoff company Nano3D Biosciences have used magnetic levitation ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Rice University scientists have discovered a new way to look inside living cells and see the insoluble fibrillar deposits associated with Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut—as long as you're an expert. So says a new study from researchers at Rice University, George Mason University and Boston College.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A painstaking effort to create a biocompatible patch to heal infant hearts is paying off at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital.
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children living in poorer neighborhoods are nearly 30 percent more likely to be obese than children in more affluent residences, according to a new study from Rice University.
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(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Rice University report that referring cancer patients to hospitals with better track records for surgery could save lives and not raise the cost to patients. The study was reported online ...
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