BlueFire Ethanol, Inc. is established to deploy the commercially ready, patented, and proven Arkenol Technology Process for the profitable conversion of cellulosic ("Green Waste") waste materials to...
Article - 2 Feb 2009
Fair Trade is an international trade model that aims to build just, equitable, and sustainable business practices by linking producers in developing countries directly to purchasers
News - 29 Sep 2008
A team of scientists, including Penn State Distinguished Professor of Biology Hong Ma, has identified a gene in rice that controls the size and weight of rice grains. The gene may prove to be useful...
News - 9 Aug 2016
Rice’s Energy and Environment Initiative is reaching out to university faculty for new ideas about interdisciplinary research collaborations that could attract significant government and...
News - 22 Apr 2019
A novel desalination technology developed by Chinese researchers utilizes sunlight and rice straw to produce clean water.
It is believed that the generation of solar steam is a potential approach...
News - 2 Apr 2019
Scientists at the Rice University have truly found a way to deal with the excess amount of used lithium-ion batteries left behind—a consequence of the growing demand for cellphones, electric...
News - 24 Mar 2017
An efficient, simple-to-manufacture oxygen-evolution catalyst has been created by Rice University scientists. This catalyst matches well with semiconductors for solar water splitting, the changing...
News - 13 Sep 2016
A Rice University laboratory has improved its method to turn plain asphalt into a porous material that can capture greenhouse gases from natural gas.
In research detailed this month in Advanced...
News - 26 Nov 2015
The creation of a new kind of rice which gives off nearly zero greenhouse gas emissions during its growth has earned kudos for a team of scientists from three continents, including the lead...
News - 31 Jul 2015
Rice serves as the staple food for more than half of the world's population, but it's also the one of the largest manmade sources of atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Now, with the...