06/13/2016 12:04:15
Whitney Clavin
The Caltech study is the first to look at the structure of the mucus gel lining our gut and how it morphs in the presence of other substances naturally found in the gut.
06/09/2016 08:16:19
Whitney Clavin
As a Pew scholar, Mikhail Shapiro will receive funding to image the location and activities of microbes in the body using ultrasound.
05/20/2016 15:55:40
Robert Perkins
Yuki Oka, assistant professor of biology, will receive the 2016 McKnight Scholars Award.
05/18/2016 10:12:14
Lori Dajose
A preview of Paul Rothemund's upcoming Watson Lecture.
05/18/2016 09:46:42
Katie Neith
Caltech biologist Richard Andersen is working to incorporate a sense of touch into the neural prosthetics he has been helping develop for years—devices implanted in the brain that allow a paralyzed patient to manipulate a robotic arm.
05/06/2016 08:45:40
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Probiotic therapies hold promise for the treatment of intestinal disorders, but Caltech researchers reveal why they may not work for all patients.
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.
04/14/2016 11:00:55
Ker Than
The detailed map is the first to determine the structure of a massive protein machine with near-atomic resolution.
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.
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