May 6, 2013 10:53 am
Rice Students Make A Better Cup Of Space Coffee
Since the days of the Apollo Program, astronauts have been complaining about the coffee. For consumption in space, it comes freeze dried in aluminum pouches, and the taste isn't very good. A group of engineering students from Rice University set out to make space station more like the real thing. It turns out their design may be useful on the International Space Station for more than just a cup of joe.
February 6, 2013 4:22 pm
Postal Service To Drop Saturday Mail Delivery
The U.S. Postal Service has announced that it will cancel Saturday mail deliveries starting in the summer. The change is expected to save the Postal Service $2 billion each year. Houston post offices will benefit as well.
June 5, 2012 4:12 pm
Photo Exhibit Shows History Of Harris County Sheriff's Department
Every picture tells a story, and a new photo exhibit commemorates 175 years of the Harris County Sheriff's office.
April 2, 2012 8:06 pm
Local ICE Rounds Up 94 Criminal Aliens In Latest 'Operation Cross Check'
Dozens of convicted criminals in Houston, who also violated orders to leave the country, are off the streets. Immigration officials rounded them up in the latest nationwide effort to remove criminal aliens.
December 20, 2010 6:07 am
Study Ties Status to Leadership Characteristics
A new Rice University study focuses on leadership, and whether the way people perceive their leaders affects their willingness to contribute to the common good. As Gail Delaughter reports, it's all about status.
November 17, 2010 8:34 pm
Gift Will Help Sustain Rice Urban Research Institute
The institute that puts together the annual Houston area survey is about to receive a tremendous financial gift — and a new name. Rice University is set to formally announce later this afternoon a multi-million dollar endowment that will support expanded research on how Houston is changing, and how those changes compare with other cities around the world. David Pitman has more.
February 3, 2010 10:53 pm
Feds Bust Alleged Immigration Transportation Businesses
A joint investigation by a number of law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrests of dozens of Houston business owners and workers. Authorities say those arrested ran transportation companies that illegally transported illegal immigrants throughout the United States. Bill Stamps has more.
February 2, 2010 9:39 pm
ICE Raid in Southeast Houston
A business in southeast Houston was raided today by Immigration and Custom Enforcements, or ICE. Wendy Siegle reports.
October 5, 2009 10:53 pm
The Right Opportunity between U.S. and Pakistan
Pakistan's Foreign Minister delivers his assessment of his country's relations with the United States. He told a packed audience at Rice University's Baker Institute that the advent of democracy in Pakistan creates the right opportunity for improved relations. Pat Hernandez has more.
July 27, 2009 11:47 pm
Rice and Texas Children's Collaborate
Texas Children's Hospital will move research labs into a new facility on Rice University's campus.
It's the first agreement between the University and a Texas Medical Center institution to share space.
Laurie Johnson reports.
June 29, 2009 9:25 pm
NCAA Lawsuit Settlement May Save Lives
The death of a Rice University football player has
ended in a settlement that could save the lives of
other young athletes.
Rod Rice reports.
December 29, 2008 2:53 am
Rice Researchers Say Tiny Cages Can Hold Super-Dense Hydrogen
Gas prices are lower now, but over the summer hit the four-dollar a gallon mark here in Houston. Scientists are now working harder than ever to figure out ways to perfect alternative ways to power vehicles. At Rice University, researchers have taken a small step toward figuring out how to store hydrogen in a dense-enough form to be used as fuel. Jack Williams explains.
December 1, 2008 5:34 am
Rice Researchers Develop Graphite-based Memory
A team at Rice University is finding that a strip of graphite only ten atoms thick can serve as the basic element of a new type of memory. Ed Mayberry reports.
October 31, 2008 11:37 pm
Rice Students Obsess on Beer
What if beer could be good for you? That's the question some students at rice university pose in a scientific experiment they're conducting. Laurie Johnson has the story.