Monthly Archives: April 2017

The key to private and efficient data storage

Cloud storage services, like Dropbox and Gmail, may soon be able to better manage your content, giving you more storage capacity while still being unable to ‘read’ your data. People…

Brain boot camp: New technology aims to accelerate learning

The adage “put your thinking caps on” might evoke visions of an elementary classroom, where a teacher has just admonished cherubic little learners about to embark on a particularly difficult…

Ultracold atom waves may shed light on rogue ocean killers

Rice quantum experiments probe underlying physics of rogue ocean waves HOUSTON — By precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, Rice University physicists have created a model…

Purifying cells to treat disease

Refining the purification process of therapeutic cells could improve their use for treating cancer and other diseases. Various cell therapies involve injecting a specific cell type into a patient. These…

New Model Could Help Predict Major Earthquakes

A Nagoya University-led team reveals the mechanisms behind different earthquakes at a plate boundary on the west coast of South America, shedding light on historical seismic events and potentially aiding…

Creating a digital cure for epilepsy

HOUSTON – A team of Rice engineering students recently took top honors and a $5,000 prize for its development of a potential digital cure for epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological…

Graphene holds up under high pressure

Used in filtration membranes, ultrathin material could help make desalination more productive. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A single sheet of graphene, comprising an atom-thin lattice of carbon, may seem rather fragile. But…

Solving a cell membrane mystery

Scientists have developed new fluorescent probes that prove the existence of cell membrane structures called ‘lipid rafts’, allowing researchers to study how toxins and viruses invade cells. Scientists from Japan,…

Titan flyby 22 April 2017

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the international Cassini–Huygens mission made its final close flyby of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, coming within 1000 km of the atmosphere-clad world. The…

Understanding malaria with mathematics

Mathematical formulas that model how deadly mosquito-borne diseases spread can help medical researchers accurately predict how real-life outbreaks develop and find countermeasures. Malaria is just one of many potentially fatal…

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