07/20/2017 16:25:49
Jon Nalick
Caltech cut water use by 11 percent and trash generation by 5 percent in FY2016.
The annual report details the goals, successes, and challenges facing the Institute in terms of sustainability.
06/28/2017 12:43:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Color detectors
06/12/2017 12:20:39
Whitney Clavin
Theorists and experimentalists worked together to discover something new in carbon dioxide experiment.
Copper foil microscopic image
05/25/2017 09:37:19
Emily Velasco
New research could make fertilizer production more environmentally friendly while shedding light on a biological mystery.
Fertilizer is applied to an agricultural field.
05/02/2017 16:53:37
Lori Dajose
Caltech professors and alumni included among the Academy's new members
Logo of the National Academy of Sciences
04/26/2017 15:59:24
Lori Oliwenstein
Congressman Adam Schiff hosted a climate change panel discussion at Caltech in front of an audience of nearly 800 constituents and local community members.
photo of Adam Schiff and panelists before town hall meeting at Caltech
04/17/2017 13:53:11
Robert Perkins
Researchers at Caltech and Harvard have found that changes in the amount of hydroxyl in the atmosphere may be responsible for the recent increase in global methane that started in 2007.
Methane
03/30/2017 14:27:59
Robert Perkins
A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.
Bacterial mats
03/14/2017 14:42:58
Robert Perkins
A new study suggests that efficient nutrient consumption by plankton in the Southern Ocean drove carbon sequestration in the deep ocean during the ice ages.
Fossils
03/01/2017 14:58:50
Robert Perkins
A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.
photo of icebergs

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