News

11/30/2017 20:30:31
Whitney Clavin
LIGO scientists met with artists to gain new perspectives on their research.
A loft space at Pioneer Works
11/29/2017 10:02:50
Whitney Clavin
For the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
Artist's concept of boron meeting carbon
11/28/2017 09:40:37
Emily Velasco
Caltech's new assistant professor of economics studies dynamic matching markets—those in which prices aren't the primary drivers and in which each side of a transaction has to be chosen by the other side.
A portrait of Laura Doval
11/27/2017 17:16:11
Robert Perkins
Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.
Franklin
11/22/2017 12:13:04
Robert Perkins
An empirical model of 55 of California's major reservoirs reveals how they respond to shifting drought conditions and to one another.
Shasta
11/20/2017 14:48:45
Lori Dajose
Peter Dervan, Ares Rosakis, and Ellen Rothenberg are among 396 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
AAAS logo
11/20/2017 12:02:41
Lori Dajose
How a species of fly subverted nature to forage in a caustic underwater habitat
11/20/2017 10:23:00
Robert Perkins
Caltech team found why high-energy electrons can leak out of an LED before emitting light, leading to efficiency loss.
LEDs
11/16/2017 15:22:45
Austin, who led Caltech Health and Counseling Services for a quarter of a century, retired in 2015.
Kevin Austin
11/16/2017 10:13:22
Emily Velasco
Michael Ewens of Caltech and Richard Townsend of UC San Diego examined data for nearly 18,000 start-ups and found that companies started by women have a harder time finding funding because male investors prefer companies started by men.
Graphic showing a woman being held back by sexism while men advance