08/18/2016 09:12:58
Whitney Clavin
New research from Caltech finds three chemicals that collectively work together to induce sleep in the roundworm C. elegans.
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.
03/08/2016 10:02:34
Marisa Demers
A new leadership chair in Caltech’s Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE) will amplify the Institute’s support of its scholars’ freedom to pursue the most interesting and challenging lines of inquiry.
03/02/2016 09:54:32
Jon Nalick
A panel of Caltech faculty examines the ethics of using Henrietta Lacks’s cells along with issues of privacy, informed consent, and who profits from the technologies her cells engendered.
02/24/2016 11:42:55
Lori Dajose
Viviana Gradinaru and James Benardini have been named as recipients of the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
02/18/2016 14:43:55
Ker Than
Caltech neuroscientists have looked inside brain cells as they undergo the intense bursts of neural activity known as "ripples" that are thought to underlie memory formation.
02/17/2016 09:29:32
Kimm Fesenmaier
Sleep is still a mysterious process that is difficult to study in vertebrate animals. By conducting a genetic screen in zebrafish, biologist David Prober and his colleagues have identified a gene that seems to serve as nature's stimulant.
02/04/2016 12:28:54
Lori Dajose
Dianne Newman has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology.
02/01/2016 08:36:44
Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech biologists have developed a vector capable of noninvasive delivery of genetic cargo throughout the adult central nervous system.
02/02/2016 11:56:58
Stacey Hong
Caltech board chair emeritus and longtime Compaq chairman Benjamin M. (Ben) Rosen (BS ’54) and his wife, Donna, have made a bequest commitment to advance scientific exploration at the intersection of biology and engineering.
01/11/2016 09:35:11
Explore the origins of Caltech's joint MD/PhD programs, which have helped dozens of students develop expertise in both basic science and clinical research.
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