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 - 5 Dec 2019
Rice is consumed by people around the world in their everyday diets. However, besides its nutrient and caloric content, rice can have small quantities of arsenic, which in large doses is a toxin...
News - 24 Sep 2019
A scientist has found a way to use one of the world’s most copious natural resources as a substitute for human-made chemicals in soaps and thousands of other domestic items.
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...