The best place to enjoy a breath of fresh air may be a city bus, if Rice University students have their way. A team of graduating seniors has created a system for public transit that would continually clear ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Another day, another four turns of the screw. That's just a part of life for people, primarily children, undergoing the long and difficult process of distraction osteogenesis, a method to correct bone deformities ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Rice University students have developed an inexpensive, battery-powered neonatal monitor for infants that could save many lives in the developing world.
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Undergraduate students at Rice University have come up with what they hope will prove to be a better and safer version of cervical collars to stabilize the heads and necks of accident victims. Cervical collars ...
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Bilingual immigrants are healthier than immigrants who speak only one language, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Developing nations experiencing economic and social growth might also see growing waistlines among their poorest citizens, according to a new study from Rice University and the University of Colorado.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene "silencing" proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus. ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital have turned stem cells from amniotic fluid into cells that form blood vessels. Their success offers hope that such stem cells may be used to grow ...
Medical research Feb 06, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Racial discrimination may be harmful to your health, according to new research from Rice University sociologists Jenifer Bratter and Bridget Gorman.
Health Jan 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Cloudy with a chance of sudden death: Doctors using 'law of biology' to forecast patient-specific health events
Bioengineers from Rice University and physicians from Emory University are going to test whether a new "law of biology" can predict when a critically ill patient is about to worsen, and more importantly, which treatment is ...
Medical research Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A review of the genetic and biochemical abnormalities associated with autism reveals a possible link between the widely diagnosed neurological disorder and Type 2 diabetes, another medical disorder on the rise in recent decades.
Medical research Oct 19, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 3 |
Each year millions of children and adults in the world's poorest countries die from lack of access to medicine and health care. A new report from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business and the George W. Bush ...
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Engineering researchers at four U.S. universities are embarking on a four-year project to design a prosthetic arm that amputees can control directly with their brains and that will allow them to feel what ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Rice University and Italy's Eugenio Medea Scientific Institute is yielding clues about hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), a group of inherited neurological disorders ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |