News articles tagged with "chemistry"

03/07/2014 07:56:06
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
In the 1970s, Caltech researcher Aron Kuppermann found additional computer resources in an unlikely place: a local religious organization. In the same spirit of creativity, Caltech researchers today have also found ways to practice resourceful computing.
02/20/2014 09:28:00
Kimm Fesenmaier
Using a novel microfluidic technique, researchers at Caltech have shown that blood stem cells might be more actively involved in battles against infection. Rather than simply replenishing immune cells after they become depleted, new research shows that blood stem cells sense danger signals directly and quickly produce new immune cells.
01/22/2014 16:20:10
Brian Bell

Theodor Agapie, assistant professor of chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), is a 2014 recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

11/27/2013 08:05:48
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
"Our group is interested in the chemical transformations that are relevant to feeding and fueling the planet. There are two efforts on this campus in artificial photosynthesis, and I participate in both."
11/15/2013 11:02:14

In developing nations, rural areas, and even one's own home, limited access to expensive equipment and trained medical professionals can impede the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

09/17/2013 11:14:55
Jessica Stoller-Conrad

During the past century, programmable technologies evolved from spinning gears and vacuum tubes to transistors and microchips.

09/06/2013 15:45:32
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
The industrial technique used to make nitrogen fertilizers mirrors the natural process of nitrogen fixation but requires high heat and pressure. Researchers at Caltech have synthesized a catalyst that allows for nitrogen fixation under much milder conditions.
07/30/2013 14:39:40
Brian Bell
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has recognized Thomas F. Miller, professor of chemistry, with a 2013 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, which provides a $75,000 unrestricted research grant.
07/26/2013 16:00:49
Brian Bell

John D. Roberts, Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) received the 2013 American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal.

05/20/2013 12:13:09
Douglas Smith
Professor of Chemistry Shu-ou Shan studies the gears and springs in the molecular machinery of life. She’ll be giving us a guided tour of the cellular assembly line at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. Admission is free.
04/25/2013 10:37:00
Douglas Smith
Los Angeles has had bouts of smog since the turn of the 20th century. Angelenos might now be living in a state of perpetual midnight—assuming we could live here at all—were it not for the work of Caltech professor Arie Jan Haagen-Smit.
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