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Gov. Rick Perry Facing Possible Grand Jury Indictment

Gov. Perry could be charged with several offenses, including bribery, coercion of a public servant and abuse of power. Mark ...

Ukraine’s Unpaid Russian Gas Bills Dwarf U.S. Aid Offer

Ukraine's energy dependence gives Russia powerful economic leverage. Ken Medlock, fellow in energy and resource economics and senior director of ...

Students engage in public policy through the Baker Institute

The spring 2014 edition of Humanitas magazine, published by Rice University's School of Humanities, features an article about humanities students' ...

What Heartbleed Means for Critical Infrastructure

Chris Bronk, fellow in information technology, explains what the Heartbleed bug means for critical infrastructure such as industrial control systems.

The link between energy security and foreign policy options

U.S. shale gas and oil move the country toward energy security and highlight the importance of understanding how the geopolitics ...

New patenting guidelines needed for biotechnology

Biotechnology scientists must be aware of the broad patent landscape and push for new patent and licensing guidelines, according to ...

Part Of Dewhurst Attack Ad On Patrick Is Untrue, But Will It Pay Off Anyway?

Fact checkers have revealed the attack ad by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst alleging Dan Patrick changed his name in the ...

Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on race in college admissions

A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's voter-approved ban on using race in admissions to public universities. Mark ...

Davis trails in poll, but GOP trying to give her a chance

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, is quoted about Wendy Davis' decline in a recent poll and the GOP's recent ...

Texas' rate of uninsured dips slightly

Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics, comments on the decrease in the rate of ...