12/08/2016 12:09:49
Lori Dajose
Researchers discover a protein that inhibits biofilms of a bacterium responsible for many cystic fibrosis infections.
image of a the PodA crystal structure
12/06/2016 06:00:29
Kathy Svitil
Initiative kicked off with $115 million gift from philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo to establish a new institute and provide continuous funds for neuroscience research. Caltech to construct $200 million biosciences complex that will include new institute.
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
09/19/2014 08:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier
Neuroeconomists recognize that while decision making is complex and a bit messy, it is also so central to our daily lives that a better understanding could greatly enhance our grasp of human nature.
image of a man in a bowler hat facing away
09/12/2010 08:00:00
Douglas Smith
A Caltech neurobiologist, a computer scientist, and a bioengineer turn to the fruit fly to try to understand emotion.
photo of two fruit flies
09/13/2011 08:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein
For a dozen or so Caltech faculty, learning about learning has become a scientific endeavor.
cartoon image of a cupcake in a thought bubble
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.
11/21/2016 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