05/18/2016 09:46:42
Katie Neith
Caltech biologist Richard Andersen is working to incorporate a sense of touch into the neural prosthetics he has been helping develop for years—devices implanted in the brain that allow a paralyzed patient to manipulate a robotic arm.
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.
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.
03/02/2016 09:54:32
Jon Nalick
A panel of Caltech faculty examines the ethics of using Henrietta Lacks’s cells along with issues of privacy, informed consent, and who profits from the technologies her cells engendered.
02/16/2016 12:39:57
On February 26, some of the nation's leading scientists and researchers—including five Nobel laureates and members of all three National Academies—will gather at Caltech to discuss some of the most perplexing questions facing humanity.
02/02/2016 11:56:58
Stacey Hong
Caltech board chair emeritus and longtime Compaq chairman Benjamin M. (Ben) Rosen (BS ’54) and his wife, Donna, have made a bequest commitment to advance scientific exploration at the intersection of biology and engineering.
01/11/2016 09:35:11
Explore the origins of Caltech's joint MD/PhD programs, which have helped dozens of students develop expertise in both basic science and clinical research.
12/02/2015 08:35:33
Ker Than
A new technique developed at Caltech that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved diagnostic medical imaging.
11/20/2015 10:30:45
The neurons, identified through brain studies using the game rock-paper- scissors-lizard-Spock, may lead to improved prosthetic devices.
12/01/2015 08:53:11
Kimm Fesenmaier
Junior Mary Boyajian spent her summer as a student in the SURF program working on a project that aims to devise a faster-acting insulin-replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes.
09/10/2015 11:42:50
Marisa Demers
Thanks to a three-year gift commitment from the Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Caltech and HMRI have established a new partnership that will provide nine Caltech faculty members with funding support to advance research that relates to medicine and patient care.
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