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02/23/2017 14:13:08
Jon Nalick
On a visit to campus, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet and the former CEO of Google, discussed how artificial intelligence will become dramatically more capable and useful, impacting how we live our lives and how we understand the world around us.
02/23/2017 11:15:22
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led study has shown that the electrical wire-like behavior of DNA is involved in the molecule's replication.
Illustration of DNA replication
02/23/2017 09:19:43
Lori Dajose
A software tool and a systematic wet-lab procedure proven in practice are an advance in the design and construction of circuits made of DNA.
A man at a computer. Artistic biological objects flow from it.
02/22/2017 10:08:54
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
Abstract Concept of TRAPPIST-1 System
02/21/2017 17:50:59
Lori Dajose
Xie Chen and Manuel Endres study the quantum properties of matter.
Sloan Foundation logo
02/17/2017 09:43:00
Pachter, a computational biologist and Caltech alumnus, returns to the Institute to study the role and function of RNA.
Lior Pachter
02/16/2017 13:52:37
Charles Zeller (BS ’68) and Peter Cross (BS ’68) are betting on Caltech researchers to provide solutions for a more sustainable planet.
Senior class portraits of Charles Zeller (BS '68), left, and Peter Cross (BS '68)
02/16/2017 08:31:50
ENGenious magazine sat down with four Caltech professors to discuss the field of silicon photonics, including some incredible potential applications.
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02/15/2017 17:12:58
Lori Dajose
In 2017, the Women Mentoring Women program celebrates 14 years of personal and professional support.
Fourth-year graduate student Giuliana Viglione (left) and her mentee, first-year Cora Went (right) walk through a hallway.
02/14/2017 14:42:23
Lori Dajose
David Prober will give the February Watson Lecture, explaining why we sleep.
David Prober