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11/11/2016 15:50:00
Lori Dajose
New assistant professor of cognitive neuroscience Dean Mobbs discusses how we respond to environmental threats.
Dean Mobbs
11/11/2016 15:43:59
Whitney Clavin
The frustrations of an 18th-century astronomer inspire a modern-day artist.
art exhibit at Caltech
11/11/2016 11:14:28
Throughout her career as a Wall Street executive, Caltech trustee Deborah McWhinney has helped foster excellence in others.
Photo of Deborah McWhinney
11/10/2016 11:36:28
Robert Perkins
Caltech provost Edward Stolper will be honored with the highest award of the Mineralogical Society of America, recognizing his outstanding original research.
Edward Stolper
11/10/2016 09:37:31
Alyce Nicolo
Caltech alumnus Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to help enrich humanities instruction and create opportunities for early-career PhDs. Jessen, who came to Caltech by way of the Navy’s V-12 program—a World War II program through which future officers were able to earn bachelor's degrees—took time to reflect on his experience.
Members of the V-12 navy unit at Caltech in 1941
11/09/2016 14:59:54
Lori Dajose
Domestic violence in 19th-century England, teaching a computer to play an Atari game—a glimpse at undergraduate research at Caltech.
Jagriti Agrawal and Yisong Yue.
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.
11/07/2016 15:21:51
Katie Neith
To honor both Caltech’s humble beginnings 125 years ago and the leaps and bounds it—along with technology, society, and science—has made since then, we decided to compare facets of the school, past and present.
photo of a group of four students
11/04/2016 12:08:35
Robert Perkins
Lab models show how solar corona loops break loose from the sun's restraining magnetic field to erupt as solar flares and coronal mass ejections
Coronal loop
11/03/2016 15:27:49
Lori Dajose
JPL scientist Carol Raymond will give the November 9 Watson Lecture.
Carol Raymond