08/02/2016 16:06:32
Ahmed Zewail, the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemistry, professor of physics, and director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at Caltech, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was 70 years old.
07/12/2016 11:59:54
Jon Nalick
At 98 years of age, John D. "Jack" Roberts, Caltech Institute professor of chemistry, emeritus, recently became a best-selling online author.
photo of John D. "Jack" Roberts
06/14/2016 10:22:05
Lori Dajose
For the first time, a chiral molecule has been detected outside of our solar system. The discovery is an important step to understanding the origins of life.
06/08/2016 15:17:25
Lori Dajose
At Caltech, students have the opportunity to learn X-ray crystallography, a technique that reveals the three-dimensional structure of molecules like proteins.
05/24/2016 06:23:04
Whitney Clavin
Innovator Frances Arnold has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for her "directed evolution" method, which creates new and better proteins in the laboratory using principles of evolution. The Millennium Technology Prize is one of the world's most prestigious technology awards.
05/06/2016 10:52:39
Lori Dajose
Professor Tom Miller discusses how proteins get where they're supposed to go in his upcoming Watson lecture.
04/14/2016 11:22:01
Marcus Woo
Researchers at Caltech and their colleagues have identified how at least one brain cancer adapts quickly to therapeutic drugs—and they show that by formulating the right combination of drugs, doctors could potentially overcome this resistance and stop a tumor in its tracks.
04/14/2016 11:00:55
Ker Than
The detailed map is the first to determine the structure of a massive protein machine with near-atomic resolution.
03/11/2016 17:54:30
More than 1,000 people gathered to hear exceptional researchers, including 5 Nobel Laureates, from across disciplines to consider our future at a conference honoring Ahmed Zewail.
03/08/2016 10:02:34
Marisa Demers
A new leadership chair in Caltech’s Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE) will amplify the Institute’s support of its scholars’ freedom to pursue the most interesting and challenging lines of inquiry.
02/23/2016 10:28:57
Lori Dajose
Researchers have invented a new visual readout method to count individual nucleic-acid molecules within a sample. The method can be performed by any cell-phone camera.
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