Congratulations to the 2014 BRC Collaborative Prize Recipients
For the third year, IBB awarded two 2014 BRC Collaborative Prizes. IBB is grateful to the BRC Collaborative Fund for sponsoring these prizes. An IBB Awards Ceremony will be held on May 7, 2015 at the BRC to congratulate Collaborative Prize Recipients
QUT Researchers Developing ‘Body-Powered’ Electric Cars
Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are close to developing ‘body-powered’ car panels, thanks to a technical breakthrough.
Energy, Industries Utilize Chemical Engineers' Expertise
Energy, industries utilize chemical engineers’ expertise Chemical engineering jobs increase in value, pay and career growth based on education. Michael Wong, professor and chair of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of chemistry, mentions that Rice chemical engineering students begin finding jobs during their senior year. Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.)
Cancer Uses Abdominal Stem Cells to Fuel Growth and Metastasis
New research from Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center shows how ovarian tumors co-opt a specific type of adult stem cell from abdominal tissues to fuel their growth. The research, published online last week in the journal Cancer Research, suggests a new way to target aggressive ovarian cancers by disrupting the metabolic processes that allow them to thrive.
Rice University Professors Antonios Mikos and Rebecca Richards-Kortum Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
Rice University Professors Antonios Mikos and Rebecca Richards-Kortum have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.