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06/09/2016

Newly Named Pew Scholar to Image Gut Bacteria with Sound Waves

Whitney Clavin
As a Pew scholar, Mikhail Shapiro will receive funding to image the location and activities of microbes in the body using ultrasound.
06/08/2016

Solving Molecular Structures

Lori Dajose
At Caltech, students have the opportunity to learn X-ray crystallography, a technique that reveals the three-dimensional structure of molecules like proteins.
06/08/2016

The Next Big Thing

Nehaly Shah
We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.
05/27/2016

Ditch Day? It’s Today, Frosh!

Ramanuj Basu
Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
05/26/2016

Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduate Students

Jon Nalick
On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.
05/24/2016

Frances Arnold Wins 2016 Millennium Technology Prize

Whitney Clavin
Innovator Frances Arnold has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for her "directed evolution" method, which creates new and better proteins in the laboratory using principles of evolution. The Millennium Technology Prize is one of the world's most prestigious technology awards.
05/06/2016

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: How Proteins Get Where They’re Supposed to Go

Lori Dajose
Professor Tom Miller discusses how proteins get where they're supposed to go in his upcoming Watson lecture.
04/22/2016

Resnick Sustainability Institute Boosts Caltech's Earth Day Celebration

The Resnick Sustainability Institute—Caltech’s hub for projects aimed at tackling some of the toughest sustainability-focused problems our society faces—played a key role in Caltech's Earth Week celebration.
04/14/2016

Rerouting Cancer

Marcus Woo
Researchers at Caltech and their colleagues have identified how at least one brain cancer adapts quickly to therapeutic drugs—and they show that by formulating the right combination of drugs, doctors could potentially overcome this resistance and stop a tumor in its tracks.
04/14/2016

Biochemists Solve the Structure of Cell's DNA Gatekeeper

Ker Than
The detailed map is the first to determine the structure of a massive protein machine with near-atomic resolution.