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Rice, ASU, Yale, UTEP win NSF engineering research centerRice, ASU, Yale, UTEP win NSF engineering research center
NEWT Center will use nanotechnology to transform economics of water treatment
A Rice University-led consortium of industry, university and government partners has been chosen to establish one of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious Engineering Research Centers in Houston. (August 10, 2015)


Cancer treatment models get realCancer treatment models get real
Rice University scientists mimic biological conditions to view effect on tumor samples
Researchers at Rice University and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a way to mimic the conditions under which cancer tumors grow in bones.  (August 5, 2015)


Rice ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and racial interactionRice ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and racial interaction
Rice University has two No. 1 spots in the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges”: Best quality of life and lots of race/class interaction. (August 3, 2015)


Rice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cellsRice finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells
Plasmonics study suggests how to maximize production of ‘hot electrons’
New research from Rice University could make it easier for engineers to harness the power of light-capturing nanomaterials to boost the efficiency and reduce the costs of photovoltaic solar cells.  (July 22, 2015)


Heat buckyballs to help environmentHeat buckyballs to help environment
Rice University scientists advance toward tunable carbon-capture materials
Rice University scientists are forging toward tunable carbon-capture materials with a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse gases.  (July 13, 2015)


Mikos honored with lifetime achievement awardMikos honored with lifetime achievement award
Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society-Americas at the society’s annual World Congress in Boston in September.  (July 13, 2015)


Rice lab synthesizes cancer-killing compoundRice lab synthesizes cancer-killing compound
Chemist K.C. Nicolaou and team achieve first total synthesis of shishijimicin A
Rice University scientists have achieved the total synthesis of a scarce natural marine product that may become a powerful cancer-fighting agent – the molecule shishijimicin A.  (July 13, 2015)


Hybrid cells cause chaos around cancersHybrid cells cause chaos around cancers
Rice University researchers model cell signaling in blood vessels that feed tumors
Rice University researchers have built a simulation to show how cancerous tumors manipulate blood-vessel growth for their own benefit.  (July 8, 2015)

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