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12/22/2015

Science with a Smile

Rod Pyle
Inspired by Bill Nye’s blend of science and entertainment, Sho Takatori approaches his teaching and lab work with enthusiastic dedication.
12/16/2015

National Academy of Inventors Names Three Caltech Fellows

Lori Dajose
Caltech professors Harry Atwater, Mark Davis, and Ali Hajimiri have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
12/14/2015

15 for 2015: The Year in Research News at Caltech

Lori Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
12/07/2015

Unlocking the Chemistry of Life

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Thanks to the Proteome Exploration Laboratory, members of the Caltech faculty have an advantage in the quest to decipher details of the human proteome—the proteins encoded by the human genome.
12/01/2015

Two Caltech Faculty Inducted into the AAAS

Lori Dajose
Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
12/01/2015

Tricking an Enzyme Into Making Better Insulin

Kimm Fesenmaier
Junior Mary Boyajian spent her summer as a student in the SURF program working on a project that aims to devise a faster-acting insulin-replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes.
11/17/2015

Three's Not a Crowd

Dave Zobel
The Butkovich sisters—junior Slava, sophomore Nina, and freshman Lazarina—find their own nearly identical trajectories unsurprising.
11/12/2015

When Harry Met Arnold

Douglas Smith
Caltech celebrates the 25th year of the Beckman Institute and the 80th birthday of Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the institute's founding director.
Caltech chemist Harry Gray
10/28/2015

Elachi to Retire as JPL Director

Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.
10/23/2015

Peters Named New Director of Resnick Sustainability Institute

Tom Waldman
Jonas C. Peters, the Bren Professor of Chemistry, has been appointed director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute.