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Better Memory with Faster Lasers
By studying the effect of femtosecond laser pulses on the types of materials used to make DVDs, Caltech researchers made a discovery that could one day lead to better information storage in computers.
Weighing—and Imaging—Molecules One at a Time
Building on their creation of the first-ever mechanical device that can measure the mass of individual molecules, one at a time, a team of Caltech scientists and their colleagues have created nanodevices that can also reveal their shape.
“Combing” Through Terahertz Waves
New device created by Caltech chemists opens the door for many new applications in a variety of fields from astronomy to chemistry and beyond.
More Money, Same Bankruptcy Risk
Researchers find pro football players, despite their multimillion-dollar contracts, are just as likely to go bankrupt as other people.
An Earthquake Warning System in Our Pockets?
Smartphones could contribute to early warning systems for large earthquakes, according to a new study.
Explaining Saturn’s Great White Spots
Weight of water molecules may be key to formation of its giant storms.
Microbes Help Produce Serotonin in Gut
New research in mice shows that certain gut bacteria help produce serotonin in the intestine—which may be a crucial step in the prevention and treatment of some diseases.
Superfine 3-D Resolution on Your Smartphone?
New imaging technology fits on a tiny chip and, from a distance, can form a high-resolution three-dimensional image of an object on the scale of micrometers.
Our Solar System May Have Once Harbored Super-Earths
Where are they now? Their demise might have cleared the way for the formation of planets like home sweet Earth.
A Cool Process to Make Better Graphene
Material's unique properties in strength and electrical mobility far outpace silicon, with the potential to revolutionize an array of different engineering and scientific fields.
Ice Sheets Melting Faster than Expected?
Using new computer models that account for friction, scientists at Caltech find that the Antarctic ice sheets are more sensitive to climate change than we thought.
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