Rice moves up to No. 82 among world’s top universities in new ranking
In the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities comparison of world universities by subject and broad subject fields, Rice is ranked No. 18 in chemistry (up from 27 last year) and No. 42 (up from 50 last year) for the field of natural sciences/mathematics.
Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity
Emilia Morosan, associate professor of physics & astronomy, chemistry and materials science & nanoengineering, has been named a Moore Foundation Materials Synthesis Investigator.
Rice Quantum Institute rewards top students at summer colloquium
Judges at the Rice Quantum Institute (RQI) summer colloquium awarded undergraduate and graduate students prizes for their presentations and posters Aug. 8 at Duncan Hall.
From eons to seconds, proteins exploit the same forces
A Rice team led by biophysicists Peter Wolynes and José Onuchic used computer models to show that the energy landscapes that describe how nature selects viable protein sequences over evolutionary timescales employ essentially the same forces as those that allow proteins to fold in less than a second.