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…