News articles tagged with "biology"

10/06/2015 10:10:12
Kimm Fesenmaier
Bruce Hay's lab has developed a way to bring about long-term infertility in mice. The new approach, called vectored contraception, turns muscle cells into factories that produce an antibody that inhibits a key reproductive process.
06/15/2015 14:46:36
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Through a newly discovered self-repair mechanism, injured jellyfish repair body symmetry rather than regenerating missing limbs.
06/02/2015 12:03:59
Kathy Svitil
We recently spoke with Baltimore about new genome engineering technologies and the issues they raise.
05/29/2015 10:50:18
Ker Than
A new study by Caltech researchers suggests that yeast could serve as a fast and inexpensive model organism for studying human obesity.
05/20/2015 07:28:26
Lori Dajose
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has selected Caltech professor of biology Doris Tsao (BS '96) as one of 26 new HHMI investigators. Investigators represent some of the nation's top biomedical researchers and receive five years of funding to "move their research in creative new directions."
05/21/2015 11:00:01
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A part of the brain that controls intuitive movement planning could be key to improving motor control in paralyzed patients with prosthetics.
05/14/2015 09:10:17
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A new Caltech study reveals that fruit flies exhibit the building blocks of emotion.
05/05/2015 10:07:02
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Cal-BRAIN, the California complement to the federal BRAIN Initiative, recently announced that Caltech's Richard Andersen is one of 16 winners of the new state-funded seed grants.
05/01/2015 10:14:55
Kimm Fesenmaier
Researchers figure out how protein-synthesizing cellular machines are assembled in a stepwise fashion.
04/28/2015 21:26:08
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Marianne Bronner, the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, and three Caltech alumni have been elected to join the National Academy of Sciences.
04/27/2015 08:04:28
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Researchers have developed a technique to understand the function of a new type of RNA gene and uncover a key role in the development of female organisms.
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