News

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.
06/13/2018 16:44:23
One of the thickest dust storms ever observed on Mars has been spreading for the past week and a half.
Mars dust storm
06/13/2018 14:30:23
Robert Perkins
Geobiologist Victoria Orphan is one of three recipients of the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award.
Victoria Orphan
06/13/2018 08:18:21
Whitney Clavin
Researchers have revealed how the human nuclear pore complex is involved in the flow of genetic information.
3-D structures of nuclear pore complex proteins
06/12/2018 11:17:11
Robert Perkins
Engineer Ares Rosakis will receive the Timoshenko Medal in recognition of his work applying mechanical engineering to earth sciences.
photo of Ares Rosakis
06/11/2018 10:53:00
Robert Perkins
Applied physicists shrink a tabletop-sized optical technology to computer-chip size, opening the way for its widespread use in communications, metrology, sensing, and LIDAR
Optical frequency synthesizer