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  1. Davis stands by controversial attack adRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Click2Houston

    ... in which he jokes about how a "guy in a wheelchair" can move faster than cars stuck in bad Texas traffic. Rice University political scientist Mark Jones says he doesn't believe Davis' ad or the controversy surrounding it will be a game-changer for ...

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  2. Sequoia Cofounders Talk Diversity In Tech And Why They Go East To Hire New GradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Forbes.com

    ... the Ivy League and largely East Coast-oriented schools like Georgia Tech, the University of Waterloo and Rice University-spent two days in breakout sessions, keynote talks and eventually job interviews. Forbes caught up with the event's co-hosts, ...

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  3. Renowned Chemist: Evolutionists Do Not Understand the Origin of LifeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | WorthyNews

    Dr. James Tour is a well-known professor at Rice University, specializing in chemistry, nanoengineering, and computer science. Over the last 30 years, Tour has authored over 500 research publications, and he was recognized as one of "The 50 Most Influential Scientists in the World Today" by TheBestSchools.org.

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  4. How would religions react to the discovery of life on other planets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Deseret News

    ... over an antagonistic relationship. " Religious Understandings of Science ," a study published in February by Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund, reported that less than a third (27 percent) of Americans feel that science and religion ...

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  5. Could Listening To Hip-Hop Help Treat Mental Illness?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | MTV

    ... tool a number of times in the past. Bun B taught Religious Studies 331: Religion and Hip-Hop Culture at Rice University, The Textual Appeal of Tupac Shakur was offered at the University of Washington, and Georgia Regents University launched a class ...

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  6. Only 58 percent of votes cast on tamper-resistant systems countedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | PressReleasePoint

    A Rice University study of tamper-resistant voting methods revealed that only 58 percent of ballots were successfully cast across three voting systems. The researchers concluded additional work is needed to make voting both secure and user-friendly.

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  7. Author explores how religions would react to life on other planetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Deseret News

    ... over an antagonistic relationship. " Religious Understandings of Science ," a study published in February by Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund, reported that less than a third (27 percent) of Americans feel that science and religion ...

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  8. Rice BN-doped graphene quantum dots/graphene platelet hybrid material ...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Green Car Congress

    A team at Rice University has created a hybrid material combining graphene quantum dots and graphene platelets that can - depending upon its formulation - outperform platinum as a catalyst for fuel cells. The material showed an oxygen reduction reaction of about 15 millivolts more in positive onset potential - the start of the reaction - and 70% larger current density than platinum-based catalysts.

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  9. Nanotechnology Enters Electric Motors At LUTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Business Wire

    ... isolated tape by a Japanese-Dutch company Teijin Aramid, which has developed the spinning technology with Rice University, USA. Industrial applications are still in their infancy; increasing the production capacity and the yarn performance will ...

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  10. Week in Review: Blue Raider VolleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Sidelines

    The Blue Raider women's volleyball team had two contests over the weekend, taking on Rice University Friday and the UTEP Miners Sunday afternoon, both in losing efforts for Middle Tennessee. MT was taken down quickly in a three-set sweep against Rice at Alumni Memorial Gym Friday, losing 25-15 in each of the sets.

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  11. Houston Newsmakers Oct. 12: The truth about Ebola from Texas task force expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Click2Houston

    ... MICROBIOLOGY IN BAYLOR AND FROM TEXAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, BAKER INSTITUTE FELLOW AND DISEASE AND POVERTY RICE UNIVERSITY. DR. HO LOPEZ, THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH US. THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME. YOU GOT IT ALL IN THERE. AND WITH THAT LIST OF ...

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  12. Cruz: Obama Waging War On Women, Meet The Three Women Who Inspired MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Breitbart.com

    ... down to Houston-and my mom became the first person in her family to ever go to college. She went to Rice University and graduated in 1956 with a degree in math. Now I tell you, my grandfather was not an easy man. He drank far too much and he had a ...

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  13. In Texas higher education, massive open online courses are money well-spentRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | University Business

    When scholars and other experts meet at Rice University Monday and Tuesday for the international De Lange Conference on "Teaching in the University of Tomorrow," the presentations and discussions are likely to take us out of the classrooms we remember and bring us into the brave new world of higher education in the 21st century. Former presidents of Princeton, Brown and Rice universities will be speaking, as will the founders of Minerva, edX and Coursera - startup ventures that many claim threaten the business model of traditional universities.

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  14. More on the voter ID rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Off the Kuff

    ... vote. "It's probably like attendance at an Astros game, pretty small, a few thousand," said Mark Jones, a Rice University political science professor who follows voter turnout and the voter ID fight. "The argument that this might help Republicans ...

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  15. 2014: Legislative races more costly closer to Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... marquee state legislative contest this year in Texas," said Mark P. Jones, a political science professor at Rice University in Houston. "It would not be surprising to see the final price tag for this race surpass the $2 million mark when all is said ...

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  16. TribWeek: In Case You Missed ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Texas Tribune

    ... Committee that an outbreak was extremely unlikely. Full video of our 10/6 TribLive conversation with Rice University's Vivian Ho, Elena Marks of the Episcopal Health Foundation, former State Demographer Steve Murdock, Harris County Treasurer Orlando ...

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  17. Killings force change in focus for Mexico leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Miami Herald

    ... he has made the mistake of ignoring it altogether," said Tony Payan, director of the Mexico Center at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. Pena Nieto took office vowing to change the narrative after his predecessor's bloody war on ...

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  18. Rice University's De Lange Conference on 'Teaching in the...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | PressReleasePoint

    On Oct. 13-14, lectures by more than a dozen of the country's leading education experts will be webcast live from Rice University's De Lange Conference on "Teaching in the University of Tomorrow." Live streaming can be accessed beginning at 8:30 a.m. CST on the conference website - http://delange.rice.edu/ - along with information on the program and speakers.

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  19. Rice University to be part of NIH-funded Center for Mobile Sensor Data-to-KnowledgeRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | PressReleasePoint

    Rice University's Department of Psychology will use mobile sensing technologies to help people who are trying to stop smoking from having a relapse as a member of the National Institutes of Health's new Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data to Knowledge . Created with $10.8 million in federal grants , the center is part of the NIH Big Data to Knowledge initiative designed to support advances in research, policy and training needed to use biomedical data sets - often referred to as "big data" - in biomedical research.

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  20. The Strategic Leak: - Integral' Part of Washington GameRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Bloomberg

    ... because its brand-enhancing for those individuals," said Douglas Brinkley , a presidential historian at Rice University . "Just to be considered means you're at the top of the mountain." Richard Nixon is captured on White House tapes instructing ...

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