Tuo Zhang, Richard Gordon and Chengzu Wang, Rice University (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption Rice University researchers have discovered a microplate off the coast of South America. From left, Tuo Zhang, Richard Gordon and Chengzu Wang. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.