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Shaming a country for human rights abuse can have varying results

Shaming a country for human rights abuse can have varying results

Whether foreign-aid donors are willing to help states that abuse human rights may depend on how much the donor stands to gain, according to new research from Rice University and the University of North Texas.

Uncovering history

Uncovering history

African archaeology has been the focal point of Rice anthropologist Jeffrey Fleisher’s academic research, and for the past seven years, he has shared this interest with students through the Rice Archaeological Field School in Tanzania.

Lawmakers might introduce ‘anti-evolution’ legislation to appease religious constituents, researchers theorize

Lawmakers might introduce ‘anti-evolution’ legislation to appease religious constituents, researchers theorize

New research from Rice University and West Virginia University theorizes that “anti-evolution” education legislation continues to be introduced because lawmakers want to appease religious constituents, not because they expect the bills to be made into laws.

Rice health economists launch project to study physician-hospital integration

Rice health economists launch project to study physician-hospital integration

The Affordable Care Act and changing economic conditions have encouraged the integration of physicians and hospitals. Economist Vivian Ho is launching a first-of-its-kind study to advance the understanding of the association between physician-hospital integration and the quality and price of health care.

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