University of Toronto Biomedical Engineer Wins Women in Science Prize
Antonios Mikos, the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, comments on the University of Toronto's Molly Shoichet's contributions to science.
19th Annual Rice University Consortium for Processes in Porous Media scheduled for April 22, 2015 and Newsletter Published
Asphaltene Analysis Takes a Giant Step
Rice University researchers have developed an easy and accurate technique to detect and quantify the amount of asphaltene precipitated from crude oils, which bedevils the oil industry by clogging wells and flow lines. Francisco Vargas, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is quoted.
ECN Mag (This article also appeared in Domain-B and Science Newsline.)
Who Made these Covers and What Are They Doing Here?
Michael Wong, professor and chair of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of chemistry, is quoted about the significance and creation of cover images.
MD Anderson, Rice Study Reveals Ovarian Cancer Related Metastasis Supplied by Abdominal Stem Cells
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 study in the journal Cancer Research suggests new treatment options for metastatic tumors. Deepak Nagrath, assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, and graduate student Bahar Salimian are quoted.