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Texas Gov. Perry turns himself in on felony charges

The longest-serving governor in Texas history was to turn himself in today on two felony charges of abuse of power.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Worm virus details come to light

Rice University scientists have won a race to find the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect the most abundant animal on Earth.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Genetics, Medicine


The Paranormal & Religious Experience

Prof. Jeffrey Kripal of Rice University discussed comparative religions and various aspects of the paranormal.


Related Topix: UFO and Alien

Business Journal

UT ranks among world's best universities, tops in Texas, study says

UT was not the only Texas school to crack the Center for World-Class Universities' ranking.


Related Topix: Texas, Houston, TX, Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

University Business

Baylor College of Medicine joins ecorpStim consortium

Physicians and scientists at Baylor College of Medicine will assist the research team-which includes scientists at neighboring Rice University, Houston, Texas, the Energy Safety Research Institute and Swansea University Swansea, United Kingdom, and University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France - in evaluating and furthering developments in delivery of ... (more)


Related Topix: Baylor College of Medicine, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, France,

Fri Aug 15, 2014


23 Texas colleges make Princeton Reviews yearly college rankings

Rice University : Great financial aid Best-run colleges Best health services Students love these colleges Lots of race/class interaction Most LGBT-friendly Happiest schools Best quality of life Best western college University of Dallas : Most popular study abroad program This is a library? Most religious students Stone-cold sober schools Future ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Dallas, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Rocky River Chamber welcomes new teachers from Rocky River, Lutheran West

Some of Rocky River's new teachers carry away gift bags provided by the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce during a welcome luncheon on Thursday.


Related Topix: Rocky River, OH, Stanford University

At Harvard, tiny robots - swarm' into shape

CAMBRIDGE -- When Harvard scientist Michael Rubenstein walks into the laboratory in the morning, he is greeted with a scene somewhere between a disco and the opening of a science fiction movie about a robot apocalypse.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Harvard University

Medical News Today

Association between US immigration and rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

Immigration to the U.S. may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University, Duke University and the University of Southern California.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Asian-American, Duke University, University of Southern California

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity

Thanks to a $1.5 million innovation award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan is embarking on a five-year quest to cook up a few unique compounds that have never been synthesized or explored.


Related Topix: Recipes, Physics, Science, Chemistry, Materials Science

Business Journal

Where are the women in Houston tech?

It's no secret that most jobs in the technology field are predominately held by men - and in Houston, it's no different.


Green Car Congress

Rice University lab study suggests foam may maximize enhanced oil recovery efforts

Results of a Rice University laboratory study suggests that using foam may maximize enhanced oil recovery .


Mon Aug 11, 2014

Houston Ballet Welcomes New Chief of Development Angie Lane

Houston Ballet has announced that Angela Lane has joined its senior management team as Chief Development Officer.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Houston, TX

PhysOrg Weblog

US immigration is associated with rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

Immigration to the U.S. may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University, Duke University and the University of Southern California.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, World News, Japan, Asian-American, Duke University, University of Southern California

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Nanotechnology-based next generation memory nears mass production

This scanning electron microscope image and schematic show the design and composition of new RRAM memory devices based on porous silicon oxide that were created at Rice University.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Computers, Chemistry, Science

Sat Aug 09, 2014

South China Morning Post

United States researcher develops adjustable school textbooks

For years, high school students have received identical textbooks. Even as students have different learning styles and abilities, they are force-fed the same materials.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Daily Star

'The actual Palestinian situation ... is far worse now'

Renowned Middle East Expert Professor Ussama Makdisi , Chair of Arab Studies, Arab-American Educational Foundation, Rice University talks to Mahfuz Anam , Editor and Publisher, The Daily Star and Shamsuddoza Sajen , Sr. Editorial Assistant, The Daily Star on the current situation in Gaza and the Middle East as a whole.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Journalism, Hamas (Palestine),

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Nixon Fixation Pushes Professor to Monitor 3,000 Hours of Tapes

Richard Nixon is always on Luke Nichter's mind, so much so that the history professor was chatting about the 37th president's European policies while his wife was giving birth.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Austin, TX

Washington Examiner

Why the U.S. could be the big winner of Mexico's energy reforms

Mexico 's Congress approved changes this week to open energy development to foreign firms for the first time since 1938, opening a potential gusher of new investment from United States firms.


Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Snow Creek Road closed for repairs beginning Monday . . . and other items

Snow Creek Road will be closed for culvert repair just outside the Olympic National Forest boundary beginning Monday.


Related Topix: Jefferson County, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Sequim, WA, St. John, WA