09/14/2017 11:01:40
Lori Dajose
Scientists at Caltech have programmed a "robot" made of DNA to pick up and sort molecules into predetermined locations.
Artist's illustration of DNA robots
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.
06/28/2017 12:43:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Color detectors
06/15/2017 12:24:43
Robert Perkins
Electrons excited by a laser diffuse through a material 1,000 times faster than their room-temperature counterparts, study shows.
Superdiffusion
05/05/2017 11:26:09
Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers have developed a new type of brain probe based on optical communication technology.
Brain probe compared to a penny
05/01/2017 08:21:50
Robert Perkins
Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.
Earthquake
04/21/2017 15:47:06
An early fascination with mathematics led Sam Barnett (BS ’12) to two unexpected roles: CEO and neuroscience student.
Sam Barnett (BS ’12)
04/20/2017 11:00:20
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Patterns from atomic crystals; At right, 3-D quantum liquid crystal
03/06/2017 12:00:25
Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.
01/30/2017 17:19:14
Robert Perkins
Newly developed flexible artificial skin senses changes in temperature much the same way pit vipers sense nearby prey.
Skin
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