Research News

06/29/2018 11:24:49
Robert Perkins
ECOSTRESS, an Earth science instrument built by JPL, is headed to the International Space Station.
Launch
06/28/2018 14:22:55
Emily Velasco
The approach is a step toward developing a tool for diagnosing conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and anxiety
An artist's rendering of a human brain in front of a background of scientific imagery
06/28/2018 11:57:09
Emily Velasco
Engineering graduate students have developed an implantable pressure sensor for the human eye that lasts much longer than anything that came before it.
A new pressure-sensing implant for the eye on top of a dime for scale.
06/21/2018 09:46:45
Robert Perkins
Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.
Lights
06/20/2018 14:03:06
Robert Perkins
Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material
Solar cells
06/19/2018 15:37:28
Lori Dajose
Gene expression in developing cells is heavily influenced by group dynamics of DNA-binding proteins interacting with each other.
06/18/2018 15:27:54
Lori Dajose
A new study makes the first global estimates of the mass of life on Earth.
06/18/2018 08:19:41
Whitney Clavin
New research from the Barton lab finds a connection between a cancer mutation and electron-mediated DNA repair.
Cartoon of "DNA chart transport"
06/15/2018 06:06:54
Emily Velasco
Lihong Wang, Caltech's Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, has developed a laser-sonic scanning system that can identify breast tumors quickly and safely.
A false-color image of blood vessels within human-breast tissue.
06/14/2018 08:14:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
A black-and-white photograph of a crowd of people moving through a train station.
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