News

02/27/2017 17:05:54
Lori Dajose
A promising new cancer treatment causes cancer cells to fill up with discarded proteins and thus self-destruct.
Green and blue fluorescent dots.
02/27/2017 15:25:52
Robert Perkins
Caltech Aeronautical Engineer Anatol Roshko, who discovered structure within turbulence, passed away on January 23.
photo of Anatol Roshko in 1996
02/27/2017 11:10:14
Jon Nalick
The TechLab at Sherman Fairchild Library helps members of the Caltech community get started in 3D printing.
Students examine a 3D printed drone and a round component designed to hold a stylized table's legs in place.
02/24/2017 10:36:31
Whitney Clavin
A new technique scrubs the last bits of sulfur from fuel, reducing the release of pollutants when the fuel is burned.
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02/23/2017 14:33:10
Freshman Thomas Gallup will be Caltech’s first representative at the NCAA National Swimming & Diving Championships in more than three decades.
 Thomas Gallup won individual conference titles in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference February 17 and 18.
02/23/2017 14:13:08
Jon Nalick
On a visit to campus, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet and the former CEO of Google, discussed how artificial intelligence will become dramatically more capable and useful, impacting how we live our lives and how we understand the world around us.
02/23/2017 11:15:22
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led study has shown that the electrical wire-like behavior of DNA is involved in the molecule's replication.
Illustration of DNA replication
02/23/2017 09:19:43
Lori Dajose
A software tool and a systematic wet-lab procedure proven in practice are an advance in the design and construction of circuits made of DNA.
A man at a computer. Artistic biological objects flow from it.
02/22/2017 10:08:54
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
Abstract Concept of TRAPPIST-1 System
02/21/2017 17:50:59
Lori Dajose
Xie Chen and Manuel Endres study the quantum properties of matter.
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