08/02/2017 09:16:40
Emily Velasco
Algorithms developed for a machine-learning contest created by Caltech and Cornell Tech have been able to correctly identify 5,000 species from photos as much as 95 percent of the time.
A collage showing a variety of lifeforms
07/21/2017 10:52:43
Robert Perkins
With just a few minutes of observation, new deep-learning software is capable of predicting an audience member's reaction to a movie.
Facial expressions
07/20/2017 12:45:40
Robert Perkins
Caltech engineer Jay Nadeau says a method called digital holographic microscopy could be used to detect living microbes in space.
Plumes
07/13/2017 16:20:27
Emily Velasco
Andrei Faraon's nano-scale metamaterials have been used to create flat lenses and prism-like surfaces that spread light out into its spectrum. Now, he is using them to create a special class of reflective surfaces.
Retroreflectors created in the lab of Andrei Faraon reflect light.
07/13/2017 12:20:19
Emily Velasco
Xiaoyue Ni, a grad student who works in the lab of Caltech engineer Julia R. Greer, a Caltech professor of materials science and mechanics has made sensitive measurements of how materials respond to deformation.
A scanning electron microscope image of one of the copper pillars used in the experiment.
06/29/2017 09:15:57
Shayna Chabner McKinney
An accomplished researcher, academic leader, and longtime Caltech community member, Tirrell will become the chief academic officer
David Tirrell
06/28/2017 12:43:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Color detectors
06/21/2017 09:54:35
Robert Perkins
Engineers have built a camera that does not need lenses to focus light.
The OPA chip placed on a penny for scale
06/20/2017 17:30:30
Lori Dajose
Senior Daniel Lim has received the 2017 Library Friends' Senior Thesis Prize for his work on sculpting nanofilms with laser illumination.
Soon Wei Daniel Lim
06/19/2017 10:08:26
Lori Dajose
Caltech's 123rd annual commencement
photo of Mae Jemison speaking at Caltech's 2017 Commencement
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