11/08/2018 08:26:49
Lori Dajose
Male fruit flies display aggression in a manner similar to humans. Now, Caltech scientists have shown how the flies' threatening behavior is encoded in their brains.
A fruit fly raising its wings in a threat display.
10/24/2018 15:21:32
Lori Dajose
A new study shows how a bacterial product in the Drosophila gut is necessary for proper motor function.
photo of two fruit flies facing each other
10/08/2018 09:47:19
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers show how sound can retroactively induce an optical illusion.
10/04/2018 09:18:22
Lori Dajose
The MacArthur Fellowship is awarded to individuals of "outstanding talent."
10/02/2018 09:31:16
Lori Dajose
The NIH Director's Pioneer Award, given to "exceptionally creative scientists," is part of its High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Viviana Gradinaru
10/01/2018 09:48:42
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers explore the choice overload effect, a phenomenon that hampers the brain's ability to make a decision when there are too many options.
A cartoon sketch of a man standing confused in front of shelves with many items.
09/12/2018 09:20:26
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that people can separate corrupt politicians from clean ones by simply looking at portraits of the politicians.
A politician stands on a stage in front of a large crowd taking an oath of office. His fingers are crossed behind his back
08/30/2018 08:30:29
Lori Dajose
Fruit flies use the sun to avoid flying in circles, according to new research.
08/17/2018 09:56:05
Emily Velasco
Three decades ago, Caltech's Cindy Weinstein watched her father succumb to early-onset Alzheimer's. Now she's writing a book about it.
Portrait of Cindy Weinstein, Caltech's Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of English, vice provost, and chief diversity officer
07/09/2018 08:03:26
Whitney Clavin
By combining ultrasound, gene therapy, and synthetic drugs, researchers have figured out a way to noninvasively control the brain.
Artwork of brain circuits
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