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12/20/2017 11:00:24
Robert Perkins
Scientists create a model for the maximum magnitude of an earthquake that can be caused through wastewater injection.
Rupture
12/20/2017 10:01:16
Whitney Clavin
Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.
12/19/2017 10:38:48
The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.
Chrissy Luo, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Tianqiao Chen
12/18/2017 14:56:26
Lori Dajose
Neurons within the posterior parietal cortex gather information about our memories to help us make memory-based decisions.
a diagram of a brain
12/18/2017 14:32:49
Robert Perkins
As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.
Smog
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.