07/15/2016 09:40:40
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are learning how cells make the decision to become T cells.
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.
12/17/2015 10:02:59
Lori Dajose
Biologists have identified a network of proteins that guides neural synapse formation in Drosophila brains.
12/14/2015 13:16:20
Lori Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
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