News articles tagged with "biology"

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.
09/11/2015 12:07:34
Kimm Fesenmaier
New imaging method allows researchers to simultaneously identify dozens of molecules within individual cells and could offer insight into how cells are organized and interact in normal and diseased tissue.
09/11/2015 08:58:01
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) are thought to be the future for treating and preventing HIV infections. A bNAb recently characterized by Caltech researchers can neutralize HIV in different states—increasing the antibody's promise as a therapeutic.
09/03/2015 10:03:03
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Using computational and experimental methods, researchers at Caltech have developed a technique for creating so-called protein–DNA nanowires—a hybrid biomaterial that could have important applications.
08/27/2015 12:01:05
Kimm Fesenmaier
A team led by Caltech's André Hoelz has solved the architecture of the nuclear pore complex's complicated inner ring, a subcomplex that is central to the cellular machine's function. In the process, they disproved many previously held ideas about how the inner ring works.
08/12/2015 10:18:15
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Richard Andersen receives inaugural BRAIN Initiative funding from the National Science Foundation for work with neural prosthetics.
07/16/2015 08:03:59
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Mosquitoes use olfactory, visual, and thermal clues to hunt down a human host for their next meal—and avoiding their annoying bites might be next to impossible, a recent Caltech study says.
07/08/2015 15:26:49
Kimm Fesenmaier
Biologist Markus Meister explains some of the flaws in a highly publicized paper that came out last year claiming that humans can distinguish at least a trillion smells.
06/19/2015 11:24:09
Cynthia Eller
A new class in bioengineering debuted this term at Caltech: "Exploring Biological Principles Through Bio-Inspired Design." On June 4, teams of two to three students presented their bioinspired creations to each other and to the professors, postdocs, and TAs who worked with them over the course of the term.
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.
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