05/30/2017 09:43:18
Lori Dajose
New research suggests that sour-sensing taste cells also help us detect, or taste, water.
Water pouring into a glass with a lemon in it.
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.
05/22/2017 12:00:21
Whitney Clavin
Caltech biochemists have uncovered details of a protein that controls blood cell production in an aggressive form of leukemia.
05/17/2017 11:01:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers combine light and sound in a microscopy technique that could allow surgeons to determine—in the operating room—whether a tumor has been completely removed from a cancer patient, reducing the need for follow-up surgeries.
Terence T. W. Wong
05/10/2017 09:38:22
Robert Perkins
Engineers use light and sound to peer centimeters into living tissue with enough resolution to see active organs and flowing blood.
Mouse
05/09/2017 11:53:42
Lori Dajose
New Caltech research shows that cells decipher information by calculating ratios.
05/08/2017 08:05:42
Whitney Clavin
Chemical engineer Konstantinos P. Giapis has figured out a nagging mystery in space—how molecular oxygen is produced on comets.
Diagram showing how molecular oxygen is created
05/05/2017 11:26:09
Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers have developed a new type of brain probe based on optical communication technology.
Brain probe compared to a penny
05/04/2017 18:56:07
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has sampled sand dunes on Mars in the first close-up study of active dunes anywhere other than Earth.
Mars dunes
05/01/2017 08:21:50
Robert Perkins
Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.
Earthquake

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