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  1. OpenStax digital textbooks learn as you learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Electronics Weekly

    ... the perfect book for every person," says Richard Baraniuk , director of the OpenStax project at Houston's Rice University, which is behind the books. "Ultimately, we want a system that turns reading the book into an exploration of knowledge." ...

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  2. Digital Textbooks are the Best Things since PDAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... the perfect book for every person," says Richard Baraniuk, director of the OpenStax project at Houston's Rice University, which is behind the books. "Ultimately, we want a system that turns reading the book into an exploration of knowledge." A ...

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  3. Band of the Fighting Irish getting ready for new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish marching band is tuning up its playlists as it gets ready for the team's first game against Rice University at the end of the month.

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  4. Scientists Win Race To Find Structure Of Rare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | RedOrbit

    ... transparency and the ease with which scientists can manipulate their genetic sequences. Credit: Zhong Lab/Rice University Rice University scientists have won a race to find the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect the most abundant ...

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  5. New Rice University building 'reshapes' underdeveloped side of campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Houston Chronicle

    The architects of the new building on Rice University's campus hoped the Anderson-Clarke Center for Continuing Studies would reshape an underutilized part of campus and also create a gateway to the rest of the city.

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  6. Ferguson: Why atheists should care - and what they can doRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Religion News Service

    This guest column is written by Dr. Anthony B. Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University and a leading scholar of black nontheism.

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  7. The Middle East's digitised battlefields [Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar :: ]Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... is then calibrated to keep unwanted content out," says Chris Bronk, a cyber security expert and Fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute. Private companies, like Israel's WireX systems, produce software for deep packet inspection. This technology ...

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  8. Campbell Brown talks teacher tenureRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | AEI

    ... teaches or has taught at the University of Virginia, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Rice University and Harvard University. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Government, as well as an M.Ed. in Teaching and Curriculum, from ...

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  9. Octopus-Inspired Camouflage Flashes To Life In Smart MaterialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Scientific American

    ... When I spoke with researchers a few years ago working on this same problem with nanotechnology at Rice University, they were excited about potential uses for these sorts of reading-writing materials. They suggested clothing that could deflect heat ...

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  10. University of Houston receives $3.3 million grant to promote women in STEM fieldsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | EurekAlert!

    ... administrative roles. The UH proposal also called for establishing an ADVANCE Regional Network linking UH, Rice University, Texas A&M University, Prairie View A&M University and the University of Texas-Pan American to share expertise through ...

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  11. Bluware CEO Rick Jones Joins Houston Technology Center Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | PRWeb

    ... results. Rick is a founding partner of Indigo Beam, and sits on the Board of Directors for Jones Partners at Rice University's Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. An avid pilot, Rick's other hobbies include swimming, archaeology, and high ...

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  12. With OpenStax, book learns youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | CNET News.com

    ... adjusts to your latest scores. Now, OpenStax -- the non-profit open textbook initiative based at Houston's Rice University, which has provided hundreds of thousands of free textbooks to college students -- wants to apply it to education. It is ...

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  13. Rice physicist emerges as leader in quantum materials researchRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | EurekAlert!

    "Emergent" is a key concept in the work of Rice University theoretical physicist Andriy Nevidomskyy, and thanks to two prestigious new awards, it is also an apt description of his work.

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  14. Rebecca Fay da SilvaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1941. She attended Rice University in Houston, Texas, graduating with a BA in Chemistry in 1945.

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  15. Houston mayor takes in Astros' game at FenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Houston Astros

    ... of Democratic Mayors policy conference, an organization of which she serves as chair. Parker, who went to Rice University, started the day "with a bunch of plasma physicists at MIT, unrelated to anything else," before taking in the game. "I always ...

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  16. Rocky River Chamber welcomes new teachers from Rocky River, Lutheran WestRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Cleveland.com

    ... a high school science teacher, who taught an Advanced Placement biology seminar for other teachers at Rice University in Texas. Shoaf also mentioned Sara Ziemnik, a high school teacher who attended a program at Stanford University to study the role ...

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  17. New test reveals purity of graphene: Scientists use terahertz waves to spot contaminantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Science Daily

    ... for International Research and Education program. The above story is based on materials provided by Rice University . The original article was written by Mike Williams. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length. Y. Sano, I. Kawayama, M. ...

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  18. At Harvard, tiny robots - swarm' into shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Boston.com

    ... , is a feat of "engineering majesty," said James McLurkin, director of the Multi-Robot Systems Lab at Rice University, who was not involved in the research. "Building 1,000 robots is hard," McLurkin said. "Getting 1,000 robots to work together ...

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  19. Notre Dame Football Names Everett Golson Starter At QBRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... mind is made up: senior Everett Golson will lead the Irish as starting quarterback in just two weeks against Rice University. "'Generally, when you look at making that decision, I'm using January through right now as the basis,' Kelly explained. 'I ...

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  20. Association between US immigration and rise in smoking among Latinos and AsiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Medical News Today

    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. 2 comments