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02/23/2016

Counting Molecules with an Ordinary Cell Phone

Lori Dajose
Researchers have invented a new visual readout method to count individual nucleic-acid molecules within a sample. The method can be performed by any cell-phone camera.
02/16/2016

Considering the Future

On February 26, some of the nation's leading scientists and researchers—including five Nobel laureates and members of all three National Academies—will gather at Caltech to discuss some of the most perplexing questions facing humanity.
01/21/2016

Where Is Solar Energy Headed?

Ramanuj Basu
In a new paper in the journal Science, Caltech’s Nate Lewis reviews recent developments in solar-energy utilization and looks at some of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the research and development of solar-electricity, solar-thermal, and solar-fuels technologies.
01/14/2016

Van Lehn Named to Forbes's 30 Under 30 List

Lori Dajose
Postdoctoral scholar Reid Van Lehn has been named to Forbes's annual 30 Under 30 list in the science category.
12/23/2015

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Furthers Legacy of Support

Wayne Lewis
A $10 million gift helps to create a fellowship fund for graduate students
12/22/2015

Toward Liquid Fuels from Carbon Dioxide

Ker Than
Caltech researchers gain insight into carbon monoxide coupling, one carbon atom at a time.
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.