Rice University

Glutamine ratio is key ovarian cancer indicator

A Rice University-led analysis of the metabolic profiles of hundreds of ovarian tumors has revealed a new test to determine whether ovarian cancer cells have the potential to metastasize, or spread to other ...

May 05, 2014
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Does practice really make perfect?

Does practice really make perfect? It's an age-old question, and a new study from Rice University, Princeton University and Michigan State University finds that while practice won't make you perfect, it will ...

Jul 16, 2014
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Study shows stagnating life expectancies in US

Despite modest gains in lifespan over the past century, the United States still trails many of the world's countries when it comes to life expectancy, and its poorest citizens live approximately five years ...

Jun 21, 2012
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One-two punch strategy against bacteria and cancer

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 ...

Feb 11, 2013
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