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12/13/2016

Dow and Caltech's Resnick Institute Award SISCA Prize to Recognize Student Innovations in Sustainability

Caltech's Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA), established by Dow, recognizes and rewards students for their innovation and research aimed at finding sustainable solutions to the world's most pressing social, economic and environmental problems.
SISCA
12/09/2016

Garnet Chan Talks Quantum Chemistry and Chinese Food

Whitney Clavin
Caltech's new professor of chemistry specializes in quantum chemistry, a field pioneered at Caltech by the late Linus Pauling.
Garnet Chan
11/24/2016

Bringing Silicon to Life

Whitney Clavin
Living organisms have been persuaded to make chemical bonds not found in nature, a finding that may change how medicines and other chemicals are made in the future.
Artwork of organosilicon life
11/21/2016

History of Cells Told Through MEMOIR

Whitney Clavin
A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.
MEMOIR cells
11/14/2016

Biologists Give Bacteria Thermostat Controls

Whitney Clavin
Researchers are developing new tools for the emerging field called microbial therapeutics, in which bacteria are used as medicine.
graphic showing temperature regulation of bacteria
10/29/2016

John D. Roberts, 1918-2016

Whitney Clavin
John D. ("Jack") Roberts, Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at Caltech and former provost, passed away on Oct. 29, 2016. He was 98.
10/25/2016

Revolutionizing Medicine with Diagnostic Devices

Lorinda Dajose
The October 26 Watson Lecture will be given by Rustem Ismagilov.
10/24/2016

Third Round of BRAIN Funding

Lorinda Dajose
The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six Caltech professors as part of the BRAIN Initiative.
Design of brain
10/17/2016

Shapiro Wins Packard Fellowship

Lorinda Dajose
The fellowship, for early career scientists and engineers, awards $875,000 over five years.
photo of Mikhail Shapiro
10/12/2016

SURF Seminar Day 2016

Lorinda Dajose
On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.
graphic of three human silhouettes and two torches