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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.
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.
Mikhail Shapiro
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.