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
07/25/2017 13:51:16
Emily Velasco
With its federal funding renewed for another five years, Caltech's Conte Center aims to tackle even more complex questions about how humans make decisions.
Design of brain
07/25/2017 13:49:21
Lori Dajose
Genetically engineered viruses help the immune system target specific pathogens in unexpected ways.
07/25/2017 11:39:05
Whitney Clavin
“Researchers develop new algorithm for quantum computers.”
Computer chip illustration
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 20:18:26
Lori Dajose
A small patch of neurons fires in complex ways to encode movement of much of the body
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
07/17/2017 12:07:50
Robert Perkins
Scientists identify the slow part of a chemical reaction that allows carbon to be sequestered in the ocean, and demonstrate how to speed it up with a common enzyme.
Calcite
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.
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