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Caltech's Nate Lewis named to National Academy of Inventors

Emily Velasco
Nate Lewis, Caltech's George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors' 2017 class of fellows.
Portrait of Nate Lewis, the George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry.

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”

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

New Endowed Lectureship Honors a Beloved Mentor

Harden McConnell is widely recognized as one of the leading physical and biophysical chemists of...

Champion of the Changing Course

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

Three Caltech Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

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

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.

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

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

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.