News

11/16/2018 12:25:15
Whitney Clavin
New chemistry professor Lu Wei combines the tools of physical chemistry and bioimaging to create new ways to see inside cells.
Lu Wei
11/16/2018 09:49:10
Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists have now identified the complex role a particular protein plays in helping stem cells develop into T-lymphocytes, powerful immune cells.
A heat map of gene expression
11/15/2018 10:24:39
Whitney Clavin
A massive star that exploded in a supernova known as "type Ic" may have been pinpointed for the first time.
Artwork of possible progenitor star
11/14/2018 12:41:07
New results from the Spitzer Space Telescope put limits on the size of the asteroid 'Oumuamua.
Artwork of asteroid
11/13/2018 12:02:36
Shayna Chabner McKinney
More than 100 families participated in the annual event.
Members of the Butkovich family at Caltech Family Weekend 2018
11/13/2018 11:54:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech and City of Hope's Biomedical Research Initiative has reached its 10th anniversary and has funded 53 projects.
A thematic graphic showing the concept of medical engineering
11/12/2018 12:37:09
Whitney Clavin
A new method for learning the structures of small molecules, such as hormones, is "like science fiction."
Tyler Fulton
11/09/2018 15:40:22
Jon Nalick
Hundreds turn out to celebrate Frances Arnold, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
photo of Frances Arnold greeting people at the event
11/08/2018 08:26:49
Lori Dajose
Male fruit flies display aggression in a manner similar to humans. Now, Caltech scientists have shown how the flies' threatening behavior is encoded in their brains.
A fruit fly raising its wings in a threat display.
11/07/2018 15:08:28
Lori Oliwenstein
Burke, the longtime president and treasurer of the Sherman Fairchild Foundation and a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees, passed away on November 1, 2018.
Walter Burke