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05/08/2017

Caltech Chemical Engineer Explains Oxygen Mystery on Comets

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
04/24/2017

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
04/17/2017

Robert H. Grubbs Wins National Award from American Chemical Society

Emily Velasco
Nobel Prize-winning Caltech chemist has been recognized by the American Chemical Society for his work on catalysts.
photo of Robert Grubbs
04/05/2017

Friends and Family Gathered to Celebrate Chemist John D. Roberts

Whitney Clavin
The life of long-time Caltech professor John (Jack) D. Roberts was celebrated in a memorial.
John. D. Roberts
03/31/2017

The 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Lori Dajose
Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.
The logo of the National Science Foundation.
03/17/2017

Celebration of Life in Honor of Professor John D. Roberts

2:00 pm Friday, March 31, 2017Celebration of life at Beckman Auditorium. Reception at Gene Pool...
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03/06/2017

New Materials Could Turn Water into the Fuel of the Future

Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.
Solar fuels
03/01/2017

Caltech Graduate Student Wins Weintraub Award

Whitney Clavin
Daniel Lin, a graduate student in the laboratory of André Hoelz, has been awarded the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Daniel Lin
02/24/2017

Getting Rid of the Last Bits of Sulfur in Fuel

Whitney Clavin
A new technique scrubs the last bits of sulfur from fuel, reducing the release of pollutants when the fuel is burned.
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02/23/2017

Electrons Use DNA Like a Wire for Signaling DNA Replication

Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led study has shown that the electrical wire-like behavior of DNA is involved in the molecule's replication.
Illustration of DNA replication