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  1. Seniors Have Harder Time Coping With Distractions: StudyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | News Max

    "Almost any type of memory test administered reveals a decline in memory from the age of 25 on," study co-author Randi Martin, professor of psychology at Rice University, said in a university news release.

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  2. Distractions Seem More Troublesome With AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | HON

    "Almost any type of memory test administered reveals a decline in memory from the age of 25 on," study co-author Randi Martin, professor of psychology at Rice University, said in a university news release.

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  3. Google to Search for the Meaning of HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | TechNewsWorld

    ... anonymous, [but] I think this is unrealistic," Kirstin Matthews, fellow in science and technology policy at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy , told TechNewsWorld. "The more data you associate with genetic information, which is ...

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  4. Petitions go on the Internet for November referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... voters "care more about these issues than more liberal, younger, infrequent voters," said Bob Stein, the Rice University political scientist and KHOU analyst. "So if you're talking about a single issue that might bring someone to the polls in ...

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  5. Houston native brings Broadway to the Bayou City with advice for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | CultureMap

    ... freshmen who are planning to pursue an acting or musical theater career (and their parents) on July 28 at Rice University's Hamman Hall. (Actually the workshop costs a penny that is require to register students through an onliune computer system.) ...

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  6. Researchers herald the coming of the 1TB smartphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Inquirer

    RESEARCHERS AT RICE UNIVERSITY have discovered a more reliable way to mass produce RAM for mobile devices at higher capacities.

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  7. Quadrumer nanostructure amplifies optical signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Nanotechweb.org

    Researchers at Rice University in the US have made a new optical amplifier that can accurately identify individual molecules containing less than 20 atoms.

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  8. Lance Berkman to join Rice's coaching staff as student assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Houston Chronicle

    ... brings all positives. He has a good personality, loves baseball and he's been a credit to baseball and to Rice University. We all know he will conduct himself in the right way and he loves the kids." After 15 major league seasons, including the ...

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  9. Dems prep for voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Off the Kuff

    ... "We want more Texans to participate in this election, not less." Mark P. Jones, a political scientist at Rice University, said the project is probably more aimed at highlighting Republican support for voter ID than "actually combatting it in the ...

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  10. HERO repeal petitions announcement todayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Off the Kuff

    ... vote. It now appears the city attorney will announce whether that petition drive is valid this Friday . Rice University Political Science Professor Bob Stein is a longtime city hall observer. He says there are a few possibilities at Friday's ...

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  11. College textbook forecast: Radical change aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | University Business

    ... Richard Baraniuk, founder and director of OpenStax College. The nonprofit, launched in 2012 and based at Rice University in Texas, currently offers seven peer-reviewed textbooks completely free online, with the help of funding from large donors such ...

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  12. Gatlin's BBQRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2010 | Houston Press

    ... Proud kind of place. Owner Greg Gatlin is a graduate of St. Thomas High School, and he played football at Rice University. Now he mans the pits at Gatlin's, turning out incredible barbecue with gracious flair. The smoky brisket exudes flavor, gently ...

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  13. Lance Berkman to join Ricea s coaching staff as student assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Houston Chronicle

    ... brings all positives. He has a good personality, loves baseball and he's been a credit to baseball and to Rice University. We all know he will conduct himself in the right way and he loves the kids." After 15 major league seasons, including the ...

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  14. The Crisis in Black HomeownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Slate Magazine

    ... income, and employment gaps since the 1990s. And, if a new study from researchers at Cornell University and Rice University is any indication, these gaps are deep, persistent, and difficult to eradicate. In the study, called "Emerging Forms of ...

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  15. Getting More Life out of Lithium-ion BatteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | PRWeb

    A new "simple and elegant" theoretical model developed by scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Rice University could accelerate battery innovation.i The research was published in the July 11 edition of the journal Physical Review Letters.

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  16. Carbyne morphs when stretchedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Nanotechweb.org

    Applying just the right amount of tension to a chain of carbon atoms can turn it from a metallic conductor to an insulator, according to Rice University scientists.

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  17. Scientists Re-Visit Mount St. HelensRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Pam's House Blend

    A group of 75 scientists led by Alan Levander of Rice University in Houston visited Mount St. Helens this week , to create seismic waves by controlled explosions, that will enable them to study the mountain with a new method that is akin to an "ultrasound and a CAT scan" of the volcano's "internal plumbing."

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  18. Media Consortium Plans More Exit Polling in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... provides the ideal snapshot of actual voter opinion," said Mark P. Jones, a political science professor at Rice University. In 2012, the NEP cited rising costs when it decided to conduct only bare-bones exit polling in states that weren't viewed as ...

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  19. U.S. scientists to map interior of Mount St. Helens volcanoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Reuters

    ... in the Cascade Range threaten urban centers from Vancouver to Portland," lead scientist Alan Levander of Rice University in Houston said in a statement. "We'd like to better understand their inner workings in order to better predict when they may ...

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  20. African-American homeownership increasingly less stable, more riskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Insight News

    ... an increasingly risky investment for African-American home seekers. A new study from sociologists at Rice University and Cornell University found that African-Americans are 45 percent more likely than whites to switch from owning their homes to ...

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