12/20/2016 11:35:56
Robert Perkins
Now a decade old, Caltech's Information Science and Technology initiative is uniting disciplines across campus by offering new and more effective ways of tackling previously intractable challenges.
12/08/2016 12:09:49
Lori Dajose
Researchers discover a protein that inhibits biofilms of a bacterium responsible for many cystic fibrosis infections.
image of a the PodA crystal structure
12/06/2016 06:00:29
Kathy Svitil
Initiative kicked off with $115 million gift from philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo to establish a new institute and provide continuous funds for neuroscience research. Caltech to construct $200 million biosciences complex that will include new institute.
12/01/2016 09:01:05
Lori Dajose
Gut bacteria play a major role in the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
11/28/2016 15:02:05
Lori Dajose
Researchers have developed a molecular programming language to create DNA tiles that exploit randomness to carry out nanofabrication tasks by self-assembly.
image of self-assembled random tree structures on the surface of DNA tile arrays
11/24/2016 11:01:19
Whitney Clavin
Living organisms have been persuaded to make chemical bonds not found in nature, a finding that may change how medicines and other chemicals are made in the future.
11/21/2016 08:00:24
Whitney Clavin
A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.
MEMOIR cells
11/18/2016 14:29:45
Lori Dajose
By boosting genes that destroy defective mitochondrial DNA, researchers can slow down and potentially reverse an important part of the aging process.
Mitochondrial DNA
11/14/2016 10:13:33
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are developing new tools for the emerging field called microbial therapeutics, in which bacteria are used as medicine.
11/08/2016 10:05:36
Lori Dajose
A new technique improves the safety of cancer immunotherapy.
Artist’s concept of a domain-swapped T cell receptor (TCR) engaging a peptide presented by a tumor cell. In TCR gene therapy, genes encoding a tumor-specific TCR are introduced to a patient’s T cells, retargeting them to attack cancer cells.
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