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09/30/2016

No Rest for a Nobelist

Lori Oliwenstein
For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels, the award is just the beginning.
photo of Robert Millikan
09/22/2016

Aravin and Hoelz Named HHMI Faculty Scholars

Lori Dajose
The program is a new partnership between the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
09/09/2016

Presenting the Next Generation of Sustainable Research

Robert Perkins
At the Resnick Young Investigators Symposium, future leaders of sustainable science and industry will learn about each other's work and foster collaborations.
08/25/2016

Puzzle Maker: Building a Chemical from the Ground Up

Whitney Clavin
Caltech chemists have significantly improved upon the synthesis of a molecule related to muscle and neuronal function.
08/24/2016

Designing Ultrasound Tools with Lego-Like Proteins

Whitney Clavin
Protein engineering techniques might one day lead to colorful ultrasound images of cells deep within our bodies.
08/02/2016

Ahmed Zewail, 1946–2016

Ahmed Zewail, the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemistry, professor of physics, and director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at Caltech, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was 70 years old.
07/13/2016

Special Delivery

Mark Wheeler
From the exploration of other planets to the meanderings of single cells, Caltech and JPL researchers are thinking about transportation in unexpected ways.
07/12/2016

Jack Roberts's Online Success

Jon Nalick
At 98 years of age, John D. "Jack" Roberts, Caltech Institute professor of chemistry, emeritus, recently became a best-selling online author.
photo of John D.
07/11/2016

2016 Distinguished Alumna: Ellen D. Williams (PhD ’82, Chemistry)

Williams received the award for her sustained record of innovation and achievement in the area of structural-surface physics. She now serves as director of the Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA-E) in the U.S. Department of Energy.
06/09/2016

Gupta Receives Library Friends' Thesis Prize

Lori Dajose
The winner of this year's Library Friends' Senior Thesis Prize was announced on June 1.