07/15/2016 09:40:40
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are learning how cells make the decision to become T cells.
04/28/2016 17:42:45
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Historian of science Asif Siddiqi sheds light on forgotten global contributions to the space race.
04/20/2016 11:36:16
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Caltech researchers have mapped out a circuit of neurons that is responsible for motor impairment—such as difficulty walking—in patients with Parkinson's disease.
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.
04/13/2016 16:45:43
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A newly discovered mechanism of color vision in mice might help answer why the dimly lit night sky has a bluish cast.
04/14/2016 11:00:55
Ker Than
The detailed map is the first to determine the structure of a massive protein machine with near-atomic resolution.
04/13/2016 10:39:14
Lori Dajose
The first results from NOvA, an experiment studying fundamental questions in neutrino physics.
04/05/2016 11:17:13
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Risk-taking behavior and the neural processing of risk in our brain are both changed when we observe the risk-taking behaviors of others, a new Caltech study shows.
03/21/2016 15:15:37
Ker Than
A team of researchers led by Caltech scientists has shown that nanoparticles can function to target tumors while avoiding adjacent healthy tissue in human cancer patients.
03/17/2016 13:51:37
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
In two recent papers, Caltech biologists use state-of-the-art imaging to study the machinery necessary for cell motility.
03/11/2016 09:10:39
Kimm Fesenmaier
Combining synthetic biology approaches with time-lapse movies, a team led by Caltech biologists has determined how some proteins shape a cell's ability to remember particular states of gene expression.
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