MRS Honors 2015 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Award…

WARRENDALE, PA  – The Materials Research Society (MRS) announced the winners of the 2015 MRS Fall Meeting Graduate Student Awards on Wednesday, December 2, during the 2015 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. The MRS…

A Stone Age semester

Rice anthropology class teaches students what it was like to live in the Stone Age HOUSTON –  In the popular cartoon "The Flintstones," Fred Flintstone and his best friend, Barney Rubble, dine out, listen to…

UW-Madison named Rhodes Scholar; Another is finalist

MADISON - Colin Higgins, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship, an honor reserved for the top undergraduate scholars.Higgins, of Middleton, Wisconsin, completed his undergraduate studies…

Galapagos tortoise species ID’d from specimen in UW…

[caption id="attachment_6502" align="alignright" width="600"] The skull and scutes of a newly-identified species of Galapagos giant tortoise in the UW-Madison Zoological Museum. The tortoise, which was hiding in plain sight on the Galapagos island of Santa…