When Shannon Walker ’87 blasted off June 16 for a six-month stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS), she knew that keeping in touch with her husband and fellow astronaut, … Read More
Timing and placement of wind and solar power facilities are critical factors for Texas electricity providers that juggle their output with other resources to provide a balanced flow of … Read More
Among the amazing properties of the tiny invertebrate known as the hydra is this showstopper — if you cut one in two, both parts live. They don’t age, and their … Read More
The Rice lab of chemist James Tour, which once turned Girl Scout cookies into graphene, is investigating ways to write graphene patterns onto food and other materials to quickly … Read More
Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials with complex, repeating patterns. The … Read More
Rice scientists will research the short- and long-term impact of extreme flooding in and around Houston during Hurricane Harvey with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
A … Read More
A set of snap-together glasses designed by students at Rice lets people with diabetes see into the future and know that without proper care, the future does not look … Read More
Evolutionary biologists at Rice discovered a new wasp species that feeds on other wasps.
GALL WASPS INFEST OAK TREES for shelter and sustenance, but their wasp enemy has … Read More
CHARLES RENFRO ’89 WANTS YOU TO KNOW that the SI and Susie Morris Lounge is in Susie Morris Blue. “She picked the color of the bench! Literally, it’s the … Read More
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