News

12/01/2016 09:01:05
Lori Dajose
Gut bacteria play a major role in the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
microglia
11/30/2016 16:55:49
Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates blogged on November 30 about his recent visit to Caltech and his thoughts on the pioneering research being done here.
Image of Bill Gates speaking with Dean of Undergraduate Students Kevin Gilmartin
11/30/2016 16:13:04
Robert Perkins
A new study reveals that cement absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and has offset nearly half of the CO2 chemically released during cement production over the past eight decades.
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11/30/2016 09:00:25
Whitney Clavin
The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.
aerial photo of the LIGO facility in Hanford, Washington
11/28/2016 15:02:05
Lori Dajose
Researchers have developed a molecular programming language to create DNA tiles that exploit randomness to carry out nanofabrication tasks by self-assembly.
image of self-assembled random tree structures on the surface of DNA tile arrays
11/28/2016 14:55:52
Lori Dajose
In the Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture, Konstantin Batygin will present the case for Planet Nine.
Konstantin Batygin
11/28/2016 10:30:41
BBE celebrates the restoration of a DNA sculpture.
Image of helix sculpture
11/24/2016 11:01:19
Whitney Clavin
Living organisms have been persuaded to make chemical bonds not found in nature, a finding that may change how medicines and other chemicals are made in the future.
11/23/2016 14:21:12
Jon Nalick
The Amgen Foundation highlighted two program alumni with Caltech ties as "especially poised to impact the future of science and medicine."
logo for Amgen, white on blue
11/22/2016 10:04:14
Lori Dajose
LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.
the words "AAAS Fellows" on a green background