Research News

02/28/2018 10:00:37
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers discover the wiring of the circuit in the mouse brain that drives and quenches thirst.
02/26/2018 08:01:35
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led astronomy team is homing in on the nature of extreme objects known as ULXs.
Image of M51
02/26/2018 08:00:21
Astronomers using the Keck Observatory have discovered that certain groups of stars were kicked out from the flat disk of our galaxy.
Illustration of halo stars in the study
02/15/2018 13:57:57
Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists discover an unexpectedly dynamic vocabulary for the language of cellular communication.
02/09/2018 14:03:03
Robert Perkins
By mixing metal ions and organic ligands, a team led by Julia Greer has developed a process for the 3-D printing of metal structures that are smaller than ever before.
Andrey
02/09/2018 06:54:48
A project team that includes Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will place a sensor on the International Space Station to study dust sources and gauge dust’s impact on Earth's climate.
EMIT
02/06/2018 09:01:27
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Harry Gray have discovered how a catalyst splits water using solar power, opening the door to economically viable solar-fuel production.
A graphical representation of the molecular structure of the solar-fuel catalyst developed at Caltech.
02/05/2018 10:01:25
A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
Illustration of seven TRAPPIST-1 planets
01/23/2018 15:01:08
Sixty years ago next week, America's first satellite was launched.
Explorer 1
01/22/2018 12:41:33
Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists examine how environmental stress causes drastic behavioral and neurological changes in the tiny roundworm C. elegans.