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US News ranks 4 Rice academic subjects among top 100 globally>

US News ranks 4 Rice academic subjects among top 100 globally

Four academic subjects at Rice University were ranked among the top 100 worldwide in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Global Universities.”

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Nanotubes go with the flow to penetrate brain tissueNanotubes go with the flow to penetrate brain tissue
December 19
Rice University researchers have invented a device that uses fast-moving fluids to insert flexible, conductive carbon nanotube fibers into the brain, where they can help record the actions of neurons.

 

MiNT protein a fresh target to attack diseaseMiNT protein a fresh target to attack disease
December 18
A two-faced protein in a chain that regulates iron and other elements in cells could provide a new target to treat cancer, diabetes and other diseases.

 

A dab of water aids carbon captureA dab of water aids carbon capture
December 11
Rice University scientists have found a way to make their asphalt-based sorbents better at capturing carbon dioxide from gas wells: Just add water.

 

Researchers advance technique to detect ovarian cancerResearchers advance technique to detect ovarian cancer
November 30
Researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have refined and, for the first time, run in vivo tests of a method that may allow nanotube-based probes to locate specific tumors in the body. Their ability to pinpoint tumors with submillimeter accuracy could eventually improve early detection and treatment of ovarian cancer.