06/07/2018 10:28:13
Lori Dajose
A new technique creates maps of the folded structures of DNA, RNA, and proteins within the cellular nucleus, revealing elegant "hubs" of organization.
A gif of 3D regions of of the nucleus visualized with SPRITE.
06/06/2018 12:01:26
Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.
artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere
06/05/2018 14:04:57
Using the W.M. Keck Observatory, researchers have found the primary source of heavy elements in dwarf galaxies.
Sculptor Dwarf galaxy
06/01/2018 12:08:22
Robert Perkins
Researchers face the challenge of building something that is thinner than tissue paper but strong enough to withstand the energy of an ultra-high-powered laser
Lighsail
05/30/2018 08:23:50
Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Debris flow
05/23/2018 08:00:42
Emily Velasco
Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.
An image of red, white, and blue buttons reading "vote."
05/22/2018 14:58:26
The twin spacecraft of the GRACE-FO mission to monitor the movement of water in the earth have been successfully launched into orbit
Launch
05/17/2018 08:18:02
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers gain new insights into the brain mechanisms underlying the negative effects caused by long-term social isolation.
A brain alone in a cell
05/15/2018 13:52:26
Re-examining data from an old mission brings new insights to the question of whether Jupiter's moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.
artist's illustration of Jupiter and Europa with the Galileo spacecraft
05/15/2018 12:00:47
Robert Perkins
Engineers have created a soft robot that does not rely on a motor to propel itself through the water
Robot

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