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12/08/2017

Stripes May Help Solve Riddle of Superconductivity

Whitney Clavin
Striped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.
Illustration shows the “rivers of charge”
11/29/2017

Teaching Life a New Trick: Bacteria Make Boron-Carbon Bonds

Whitney Clavin
For the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
Artist's concept of boron meeting carbon
11/27/2017

New Endowed Lectureship Honors a Beloved Mentor

Harden McConnell is widely recognized as one of the leading physical and biophysical chemists of...
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11/27/2017

Champion of the Changing Course

"This is such an extraordinary division, you feel that you want to give back, to be a part...
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11/20/2017

Three Caltech Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

Lori Dajose
Peter Dervan, Ares Rosakis, and Ellen Rothenberg are among 396 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
AAAS logo
11/07/2017

Graduate Students Win Silver Award in Inventors Competition

Pair was selected for work in antibiotic-resistance testing.
Graduate students Nathan Schoepp and recent graduate Travis Schlappi accept their award at the Collegiate Inventors Competition, held in Alexandria, Virginia, on November 3.
10/25/2017

Graduate Students Named Finalists in Inventors Competition

Jon Nalick
Graduate students Nathan Schoepp and Travis Schlappi have been selected for their work in antibiotic-resistance testing.
Nathan Schoepp and Travis Schlappi
10/19/2017

New Exhibit Documents the History of Caltech's Oldest Building

Jennifer Torres Siders
Now in its centennial year, the former Gates Laboratory of Chemistry was the first home of what has become the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
Commencement on the steps of Gates Laboratory of Chemistry, 1917
10/04/2017

Caltech Researchers Create Test That Reveals Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in 30 Minutes

Emily Velasco
A new test developed at Caltech can identify whether bacteria are resistant to antibiotics in a mere half hour, giving medical professionals a new tool for fighting infections.
A visualization of how the antibiotic resistance test works.
10/02/2017

Caltech Alumnus and Former Caltech Researcher Win Nobel for Circadian Rhythm Research

Emily Velasco
Michael Rosbash (BS '65), and Jeffrey C. Hall, a former Caltech postdoctoral fellow, have been honored with a Nobel Prize for identifying the genetic mechanism controlling circadian rhythms.
Michael Rosbash (BS '65), the Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and professor of biology at Brandeis University and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute