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Mosquitoes Use Smell to See Their Hosts
Mosquitoes use olfactory, visual, and thermal clues to hunt down a human host for their next meal—and avoiding their annoying bites might be next to impossible, a recent Caltech study says.
NuSTAR Observations Hold Key to Supernova Mysteries
New findings support some of the fundamental theories and supercomputer model predictions made at Caltech about the lopsided inner workings of these explosive stellar giants.
“Freezing a Bullet” to Find Clues to Ribosome Assembly Process
Researchers figure out how protein-synthesizing cellular machines are assembled in a stepwise fashion.
Switching on One-Shot Learning in the Brain
Caltech researchers find the brain regions responsible for making snap decisions about cause and effect.
Tracking Photosynthesis from Space
A new way of using the technologies aboard JPL's OCO-2 satellite allows researchers to monitor plant health and productivity on a global scale.
How an RNA Gene Silences a Whole Chromosome
Researchers have developed a technique to understand the function of a new type of RNA gene and uncover a key role in the development of female organisms.
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.
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