07/15/2016 09:40:40
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are learning how cells make the decision to become T cells.
12/07/2015 10:07:11
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Thanks to the Proteome Exploration Laboratory, members of the Caltech faculty have an advantage in the quest to decipher details of the human proteome—the proteins encoded by the human genome.
12/02/2015 08:35:33
Ker Than
A new technique developed at Caltech that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved diagnostic medical imaging.
12/01/2015 18:42:43
Lori Dajose
Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/30/2015 09:53:05
Ramanuj Basu
Grant Jensen has revolutionized the view that researchers, and even the curious public, get of the insides of cells. He does this through the innovative use of a digital camera and specialized electron microscope.
11/20/2015 10:30:45
The neurons, identified through brain studies using the game rock-paper- scissors-lizard-Spock, may lead to improved prosthetic devices.
11/17/2015 09:55:11
Douglas Smith
The road to becoming a T cell is fraught with choices, false starts, and dead ends, where a regulatory tug-of-war brings cells surprisingly close to the border of leukemia.
Fluorescence-labeled immature T cells
11/16/2015 10:13:46
Nehaly Shah
Yuki Oka, an assistant professor of biology, has been awarded a grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation.
11/12/2015 16:03:06
Douglas Smith
Caltech celebrates the 25th year of the Beckman Institute and the 80th birthday of Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the institute's founding director.
Caltech chemist Harry Gray
10/28/2015 16:36:46
Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.
10/26/2015 16:26:51
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers have discovered that intrinsic neural connections can be used by assistive devices to help the blind detect their environment without requiring intense concentration or hundreds of hours of training, allowing nonsighted people to acquire a new sensory functionality similar to vision.
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