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Claire M. Gilbert, who spent 19 years as a social worker at Springfield State Hospital in Sykesville, Md., until retiring in 2009, died Nov. 6 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda.
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16 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
Adrian Lenardic, a planetary physicist in Rice University's Department of Earth Sciences, was checking his pocket radar when a 10-year-old skateboarder asked what he was doing.
WASHINGTON D.C., December 9, 2013- Medications remain the mainstay of epilepsy treatment, and to date there are no FDA-approved devices that provide an accurate means of detection for generalized tonic-clonic seizures , or convulsions, during activities of daily living.
In new research, the Rice University laboratory of physicist Junichiro Kono disproved previous theories that dominant terahertz response comes from narrow-gap semiconducting nanotubes.
A storm of charged particles coursing through a volcanic ash cloud sparked the spectacular green lightning seen at Chile's Chaiten Volcano in 2008, a researcher said here today at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
The materials created by Rice polymer scientist Rafael Verduzco and his colleagues start as flat slabs, but they morph into shapes that can be controlled by patterns written into their layers.
Band gaps determine how a semiconducting material carries an electric current. In quantum dots, band gaps are responsible for their fluorescence and can be tuned by changing the dots size.
A new method to identify previously hidden details about the structures of proteins may speed the process of novel drug design, according to scientists at Rice University.
A select group of 19 Middlesex Community College students has been accepted into the new Honors Program at the College, including Jackson Doyle and Marcin Malek of Durham.
The prospect of turning coal into fluorescent particles may sound too good to be true, but the possibility exists, thanks to scientists at Rice University.
December 5, 2013: President Barack Obama says the world has lost an influential, courageous and 'profoundly good' man with the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Jim Groom, an instructional technologist at the University of Mary Washington, talks about large online courses at a University of Texas at Arlington conference.
Scientists from Rice University and the University of Bremen's Center for Marine Environmental Sciences in Germany have combined cutting-edge experimental techniques and computer simulations to find a new way of predicting how water dissolves crystalline structures like those found in natural stone and cement.