News

06/21/2018 09:31:09
Whitney Clavin
The American Physical Society (APS) has designated the two LIGO facilities historic physics sites.
06/20/2018 18:39:22
Every summer, Caltech students have the opportunity to do research with experienced mentors working at the frontiers of their fields.
06/20/2018 14:03:06
Robert Perkins
Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material
Solar cells
06/20/2018 10:56:40
Caltech duo draws space-themed work at Pasadena Chalk Festival.
Keane (bottom) and Li apply the finishing touches to a planetary science/space exploration-themed chalk drawing at the festival on June 16.
06/19/2018 15:37:28
Lori Dajose
Gene expression in developing cells is heavily influenced by group dynamics of DNA-binding proteins interacting with each other.
06/18/2018 15:27:54
Lori Dajose
A new study makes the first global estimates of the mass of life on Earth.
06/18/2018 08:19:41
Whitney Clavin
New research from the Barton lab finds a connection between a cancer mutation and electron-mediated DNA repair.
Cartoon of "DNA chart transport"
06/15/2018 18:00:32
Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech celebrated its 124th annual commencement on Friday, June 15, 2018, as 579 students were recognized for their accomplishments before a cheering crowd of faculty, dignitaries, friends, and family.
photo of confetti over Beckman Mall at Commencement
06/15/2018 06:06:54
Emily Velasco
Lihong Wang, Caltech's Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, has developed a laser-sonic scanning system that can identify breast tumors quickly and safely.
A false-color image of blood vessels within human-breast tissue.
06/14/2018 08:14:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
A black-and-white photograph of a crowd of people moving through a train station.