04/20/2016 11:36:16
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Caltech researchers have mapped out a circuit of neurons that is responsible for motor impairment—such as difficulty walking—in patients with Parkinson's disease.
04/14/2016 11:22:01
Marcus Woo
Researchers at Caltech and their colleagues have identified how at least one brain cancer adapts quickly to therapeutic drugs—and they show that by formulating the right combination of drugs, doctors could potentially overcome this resistance and stop a tumor in its tracks.
04/13/2016 16:45:43
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A newly discovered mechanism of color vision in mice might help answer why the dimly lit night sky has a bluish cast.
04/14/2016 11:00:55
Ker Than
The detailed map is the first to determine the structure of a massive protein machine with near-atomic resolution.
03/17/2016 13:51:37
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
In two recent papers, Caltech biologists use state-of-the-art imaging to study the machinery necessary for cell motility.
03/11/2016 17:54:30
More than 1,000 people gathered to hear exceptional researchers, including 5 Nobel Laureates, from across disciplines to consider our future at a conference honoring Ahmed Zewail.
03/10/2016 14:21:34
Lori Dajose
On March 14–16, Caltech will hold a symposium to look back on achievements in the field of DNA origami and to take a look at what is to come.
03/10/2016 08:29:54
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
The 2016 Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching has been awarded to Ellen Rothenberg, the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology.
Caltech biologist Ellen Rothenberg
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.
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.
02/16/2016 12:39:57
On February 26, some of the nation's leading scientists and researchers—including five Nobel laureates and members of all three National Academies—will gather at Caltech to discuss some of the most perplexing questions facing humanity.
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