News

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
11/28/2016 14:55:52
Lori Dajose
In the Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture, Konstantin Batygin will present the case for Planet Nine.
Konstantin Batygin
11/28/2016 10:30:41
BBE celebrates the restoration of a DNA sculpture.
Image of helix sculpture
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.
11/23/2016 14:21:12
Jon Nalick
The Amgen Foundation highlighted two program alumni with Caltech ties as "especially poised to impact the future of science and medicine."
logo for Amgen, white on blue
11/22/2016 10:04:14
Lori Dajose
LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.
the words "AAAS Fellows" on a green background
11/21/2016 08:11:40
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
artistic representation of data
11/21/2016 08:02:49
Robert Perkins
The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.
Award presentation
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