03/08/2002 08:00:00
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and Purdue University have determined the fine-detail structure of the virus that causes dengue fever. This advance could lead to newer and more focused strategies for devising a vaccine to protect the world
03/06/2002 08:00:00
In an age when nearly all astronomical work requires really big telescopes, David Charbonneau is something of an anomaly.
02/07/2002 08:00:00
A team of applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have demonstrated an ultrasmall Raman laser that is 1,000 times more efficient than previous devices.
01/15/2002 08:00:00
Caltech researchers have blocked the effects of the disease in cultured cells using antibodies.
01/10/2002 08:00:00
Using specially prepared HIV-derived viruses stripped of their disease-causing potential, California Institute of Technology biologist David Baltimore and his team have invented a new method of introducing foreign DNA into animals that could have wide-ranging applications in biotechnology and experi
11/27/2001 08:00:00
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have made the first direct detection of the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star outside our solar system and have obtained the first information about its chemical composition.
11/14/2001 08:00:00
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology have discovered that hearing can significantly change visual perception, and that the influence of hearing on visual perception occurs at an early perceptual level rather than at a higher cognitive level.

Ladan Shams, a Caltech postdoctoral rese

11/07/2001 08:00:00
Robert Tindol

Astrophysicists have combined the Palomar Mountain 200-inch Hale Telescope with the abilities of a new NASA satellite to detect and characterize a gamma-ray burst lying at a distance of only 5 billion light-years from Earth.

10/05/2001 07:00:00
Exploiting a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing, an international team of astrophysicists has detected a very small, faint stellar system in the process of its formation during the first half billion years or so of the universe's existence.

The discovery is being reported in the October 20

09/05/2001 07:00:00
Caltech professor develops powerful technique for detailed 3-D computer graphics.