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Sensing Neuronal Activity With Light

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A technique developed by Caltech researchers uses a genetic tool and light to view and map neuronal circuits.

Seeing Protein Synthesis in the Field

Caltech researchers have developed a novel way to visualize proteins generated by microorganisms in their natural environment—including the murky waters of Caltech's lily pond.

Checking the First Data from OCO-2

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Caltech researchers work to make sure that NASA's newly launched satellite provides accurate data about carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere.

Rudy Marcus Inducted into Alpha Chi Sigma Hall of Fame

Professor Rudy A. Marcus, John G. Kirkwood and Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry, has been inducted into the Alpha Chi Sigma Hall of Fame.

Study of Aerosols Stands to Improve Climate Models

Kimm Fesenmaier
Researchers from Caltech and JPL have provided a global observational study of the effect that changes in aerosol levels have on low-level marine clouds.

Watching Nanoscale Fluids Flow

Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech researchers Ahmed Zewail and Ulrich Lorenz describe how they visualized and monitored the flow of molten lead within a single zinc oxide nanotube in real time and space using a new imaging technique called four-dimensional electron microscopy.

Growing Unknown Microbes One by One

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A new technique developed at Caltech helps grow individual species of the unknown microbes that live in the human body.
Photograph of a glass SlipChip for growing microbes, shown next to a US quarter (left). Fluorescent in situ hybridization image of the target organism (right, top). Transmission electron microscopy image of a single cell of the target organism (right, bot

Jacqueline Barton Receives Priestley Medal from ACS

Cynthia Eller
On June 10, the American Chemical Society (ACS) announced that in 2015 it will award its highest honor, the Priestley Medal, to Jacqueline K. Barton. Barton is Caltech's Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry, and chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Jacqueline Barton to Receive 2015 Priestley Medal

Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor and Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, will receive the ACS Priestley Medal in 2015.

40-Year Service Awardees

Douglas Smith
The 59th Annual Staff Service Awards, presented in Beckman Auditorium on Monday, June 2, honored more than 250 staff members whose service ranges from 10 to 50 years. We profile three staff members celebrating 40 years at Caltech.
40-Year Service Awardees