News

12/15/2017 15:30:49
Lori Dajose
Two neuropeptides in zebrafish provide clues to the complex neural mechanisms underlying sleep.
An image of a zebrafish brain with NPY-expressing neurons labeled
12/15/2017 14:59:37
The CAE is the foremost engineering academy in China.
photo of Michael R. Hoffmann
12/14/2017 11:30:04
A new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.
Ceres
12/12/2017 08:07:23
Emily Velasco
Nate Lewis, Caltech's George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors' 2017 class of fellows.
Portrait of Nate Lewis, the George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry.
12/11/2017 12:58:53
Robert Perkins
Engineers at Caltech have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.
12/08/2017 11:39:21
Whitney Clavin
Striped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.
Illustration shows the “rivers of charge”
12/06/2017 09:00:18
Lori Dajose
New techniques in DNA self-assembly allow researchers to create the largest to-date customizable patterns with nanometer precision on a budget.
12/05/2017 10:54:46
Lori Dajose
The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building breaks ground as a first round of funding to researchers is announced.
Detail of a rendering of a brain surface region from three-dimensional magnetic resonance images acquired from a healthy volunteer at the Caltech Brain Imaging Center.
12/04/2017 16:55:22
Jon Nalick
Competition for K–12 students fosters interest in STEM study.
At the 2016 Science Olympiad event at Caltech, participants from Canyon Crest Academy set up a robotic arm.
12/04/2017 09:04:53
Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island's Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.
photo of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO)