03/20/2017 10:09:51
Lori Dajose
Lamprey have an ancient and unexpected mechanism for developing neurons in the gut.
A side view of the lamprey gut, showing many large serotonergic neurons (green) sitting on the side of the gut.
02/27/2017 17:05:54
Lori Dajose
A promising new cancer treatment causes cancer cells to fill up with discarded proteins and thus self-destruct.
Green and blue fluorescent dots.
02/23/2017 09:19:43
Lori Dajose
A software tool and a systematic wet-lab procedure proven in practice are an advance in the design and construction of circuits made of DNA.
A man at a computer. Artistic biological objects flow from it.
02/17/2017 09:43:00
Pachter, a computational biologist and Caltech alumnus, returns to the Institute to study the role and function of RNA.
Lior Pachter
02/14/2017 14:42:23
Lori Dajose
David Prober will give the February Watson Lecture, explaining why we sleep.
David Prober
01/31/2017 15:47:05
Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
photo of panelists
01/26/2017 12:20:41
Lori Dajose
A new study explains the nimble, complex maneuvers that allow the pesky fruit fly to evade being swatted.
Fruit fly flight simulator.
01/25/2017 08:53:54
Lori Dajose
David Anderson has received the Perl-UNC Prize for his discovery of neural circuit mechanisms underlying emotional behaviors.
David Anderson in front of a whiteboard with equations.
01/24/2017 10:29:33
Lori Dajose
Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.
12/22/2016 11:28:07
Robert Perkins
A trio of papers—investigating how traces of iron could allow animals to navigate by magnetic fields and could further influence cellular function—fails to pass muster, says Markus Meister.
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